Microsoft announces new solutions for big data
by STB Blogger
Expanding on the company’s commitment to help customers manage any data, any size, anywhere, Microsoft today announced that new previews are available for the company’s Hadoop-based solutions for Windows Server and Windows Azure, Microsoft HDInsight Server and Windows Azure HDInsight Service. These new previews are part of Microsoft’s effort to provide customers with access to a distribution of Hadoop that is fully compatible with Windows Server and Windows Azure, making it easier to manage and analyze big data. Additionally, Microsoft announced an extended partnership with Hortonworks, a commercial vendor of Apache Hadoop. Customers can download new previews of Microsoft HDInsight Server and Windows Azure HDInsight Service today at Microsoft.com/BigData. For more information about today’s news, check out Microsoft Technical Fellow David Campbell’s blog post.