Andrew Brust


Professional biography

Andrew Brust has worked in the software industry for 25 years as a developer, consultant, entrepreneur and CTO, specializing in application development, databases and business intelligence technology. He has been a developer magazine columnist and conference speaker since the mid-90s, and a technology book writer and blogger since 2005. Andrew serves as Senior Director, Technical Product Marketing and Evangelism at Datameer, a big data analytics company.


Andrew does consulting work for various software and technology solution providers including, very often, Microsoft partner companies and, on occasion, with Microsoft itself. Andrew is also a member of several Microsoft expert and influencer programs for which he receives no monetary compensation. Andrew does not own discrete shares in any tech company other than his own.

Latest articles from Andrew Brust

Has TIBCO got its groove back?

Has TIBCO got its groove back?

Almost two years ago, with a lot of work to do in analytics, TIBCO went private. What company could bounce back from such a challenge, and how soon? At the aptly named "TIBCO Now" event this week, we may have gotten our answer.

May 21, 2016 by in Big Data Analytics

Microsoft's R Strategy

Microsoft's R Strategy

Microsoft bought Revolution Analytics just over a year ago. With the impending release of SQL Server 2016, integration of the data science-oriented R programming language into Microsoft's stack is nearly in full swing. But why is Redmond doing this?

May 14, 2016 by in Big Data Analytics


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