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Microsoft Now Developing Its Own Hadoop

Aug 26, 2020 |

Hadoop might be dead, but that’s not stopping public cloud providers from using it. The latest to make a move is Microsoft Azure, which in July announced that it would begin developing its own distribution under its HDInsight brand. Read more…

Azure Cloud Adds Hadoop Security

Sep 29, 2015 |

As Microsoft broadens its Azure cloud with new analytics capabilities and hardware to accelerate performance, another analytics partner has announced plans to add its big data security features to Hadoop deployments running on Microsoft Azure. Read more…

Big Data So Easy a Caveman Could Do It?

Feb 26, 2015 |

Let’s face it: big data isn’t easy. If you’re building a big data application today, you’re up to your eyeballs in things like R and Java, MapReduce and Pig, and Storm and Kafka. Read more…

Can Microsoft Become the McDonald’s of Hadoop?

Nov 5, 2013 |Microsoft last month officially took the wraps off its Hadoop service, dubbed Windows Azure HDInsight Service. Now that the Hortonworks-based offering is GA, Microsoft is gearing up its incredibly audacious plan to reach no fewer than one billion users with its big data platform. Has Microsoft lost it? Or is the plan just crazy enough to work? Read more…

Microsoft Pushes Hadoop up Windows Hill

Feb 14, 2013 |Back in November we took a look at how Microsoft was tapping into the open source momentum behind Hadoop with their take on the framework. Since then, the company has been able to push their Hadoop for Windows message into the... Read more…
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