John Paul Cook

John Paul Cook is a psychiatric nurse practitioner and clinical instructor of psychiatric nursing in Houston. He previously worked as a Data Platform Solution Architect in Microsoft's Houston office helping enterprise customers with Azure, SQL Server, and Big Data. Prior to joining Microsoft, he was a SQL Server MVP. He is experienced in SQL Server and Oracle database application design, development, and implementation. He has spoken at many conferences including Microsoft TechEd and the SQL PASS Summit as well as psychiatric conferences. He has worked in oil and gas, financial, manufacturing, and healthcare industries. Contributing author to SQL Server MVP Deep Dives and SQL Server MVP Deep Dives Volume 2.

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12 December 2017
12 December 2017

Troubleshooting Failed PolyBase Installation in SQL Server 2017

This article shows you how to troubleshoot a failed installation of SQL Server and how to implement a workaround to allow SQL Server 2017’s PolyBase feature to be installed when version 9 of the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) is present. An installation of all features in SQL Server 2017 has three external dependencies. Python, R, … Read more