DATA PLATFORM – November Readiness Update

On-demand: Big Data training

Developers, get an overview of Microsoft Big Data in this no-cost, on-demand course from Microsoft Virtual Academy: Getting Started with Microsoft Big Data. Also, through Big Data Analytics, you’ll get an overview of the different ways that you can analyze data for your Big Data solutions using Microsoft solutions including Microsoft Excel and Reporting Services.

Competency alert

As of January 2014, to recognize the strategic importance of the service providers delivering on the Microsoft “cloud on your terms” strategy, we are creating specific hosting tracks in the Datacenter, Data Platform, Messaging, and Communication competencies, which cover the main Microsoft solutions for hosters. See the latest Disclosure Guide for details.