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Melissa Coates

Melissa Coates is a Business Intelligence Architect with SentryOne. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, she specializes in delivering Analytics, Data Warehousing, and Business Intelligence solutions using on-premises, cloud, and hybrid technologies. Formerly a CPA, Melissa is ridiculously proud to be an IT geek and downright giddy to be a Microsoft Data Platform MVP. When Melissa steps away from the keyboard, you can probably find her hanging out with her border collie, paddle boarding, or playing in the garden. Melissa also blogs at sqlchick.com.
Slides & Video – Tales from Building a SQL Server DW in Azure

Slides & Video – Tales from Building a SQL Server DW in Azure

Melissa Coates of SentryOne shares slides, videos, and other resources from a recent webinar on building an Azure SQL Data Warehouse.

Getting Started with Automated ARM Deployments in Azure

Getting Started with Automated ARM Deployments in Azure

Azure Resource Manager (ARM) allows us to deploy, manage, and secure resources in Azure. This post covers using ARM templates for automation of deployments.

Disco and Cortana Intelligence Suite at SQLBits 2017

Disco and Cortana Intelligence Suite at SQLBits 2017

Join us at SQLBits for a technical overview of Cortana Intelligence Suite, including the purpose and use cases for each component.

Overview of Columnstore Indexes in SQL Server

Overview of Columnstore Indexes in SQL Server

Melissa Coates provides an overview of in-memory technologies in SQL Server, including columnstore indexes and memory-optimized tables, with an emphasis on columnstore indexes.