Jan Pieter Posthuma is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP and works as Microsoft Data Consultant at his own company, DataScenarios (The Netherlands).
He speaks frequently about different subject related to Power BI and the Azure Data platform and is the author of multiple community projects, like the HierarchySlicer for Power BI and the Azure Data Factory release tasks for Azure DevOps.
Since 2015 Jan Pieter is also part of the organizing committee for Data Saturday in the Netherlands via SQL PASS NL.


Big Data is hot! And the magic word is Hadoop. But what is it? And more important: what can I do with it? In this session we will cover some basics of Hadoop, MapReduce, Pig and Hive.
For long Hadoop and MapReduce were linked together. With the release of YARN, Hortonworks, Microsofts Hadoop partner, launched the Stinger initiative to speedup Hive a 100x. But wat is it? In this session I will show you.
Microsoft Power BI supports custom visuals from the Office Store (store.office.com). In this session I will demonstrate what is needed for starting building your own.