Ben is the owner of Solisyon (creator of the #NerdyCorn), a BI and Datawarehouse Consultancy firm based in Nuernberg, Germany. He is a DataPlatform MVP and a Friend of RedGate who has been working with SQL since SQL Server 6.5. He is an author and a regular speaker, helper and organizer at various events on multiple data related topics. He also enjoys running, travel and great food.
PolyBase has been around since 2016, but Microsoft is enhancing it in 2019 with the ability to connect to more data sources. You can now use PolyBase to connect to other SQL Server instances, and it’s easy to set up with a wizard. In this article Benjamin Weissman explains what’s new in PolyBase and walks you through setting it up and connecting to an external table.… Read more