February's Presentation: Introduction to Data Mining
by Brian Knight, MVP
We’ve all seen Amazon’s cool feature where they recommend a set of books based on other books that you have bought. Now this feature can be yours! In this session SQL Server MVP, Brian Knight demonstrates the power of using SQL Server Analysis Services data mining in your projects for predictive analysis. Brian will start with the process to create a data mining process with your data and how to integrate it into your application. Lastly, he’ll show you some shortcuts on how to use data mining by using the Data Mining add-in for Excel 2007.
About Brian Knight
Brian Knight, SQL Server MVP, MCSE, MCDBA, is the co-founder of SQLServerCentral.com and JumpstartTV.com. He runs the local SQL Server users group in Jacksonville (JSSUG) and was on the Board of Directors of the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS). Brian is a contributing columnist for SQL Server Standard and also maintains a regular column for the database website SQLServerCentral.com and does regular webcasts at Jumpstart TV. He has co-authored and authored more than 9 SQL Server books including Admin911: SQL Server (Osborne/McGraw-Hill Publishing), Professional SQL Server DTS, Expert SSIS, Professional SQL Server 2005 Administration and Professional SQL Server 2005 SSIS (Wrox Press). Brian has spoken at conferences like PASS, SQL Connections and TechEd and many Code Camps. Brian spends most of his time trying to think about how to use the word onomatopoeia in every day sentences.