[Free webinar] How to optimize your data architecture with Hadoop on Azure

Microsoft and Hortonworks are collaborating to bring you a series of live webinars on Hadoop!  These are the first two webinars: Accelerating Big Data Collection for Azure Cloud (February 2017) and A...


A behind-the-scenes look at launching SQL Server on Linux

Last November, Microsoft announced the next release of the public preview of SQL Server on Linux and Windows. With that release, users could develop applications with SQL Server on Linux, Windows,...


Accelerating Big Data Collection for Azure Cloud - Live Webinar By Hortonworks and Microsoft

Microsoft and Hortonworks are collaborating on a series of live webinars. The series will feature four different webinars, with the first one to be held on 21 February 2017, 10AM (Singapore Time). The...


Updates to HDInsight tools for IntelliJ and Eclipse now available

HDInsight is Microsoft Azure’s managed Hadoop-as-a-service. It is the only fully-managed cloud Hadoop offering that provides optimized open source analytic clusters for Spark, Hive, MapReduce,...


Free webinar: Run your big data and analytics workloads at cloud scale

Power your innovation and grow your business by uncovering hidden patterns and correlations in your data with the least ramp-up time using a metered hyperscale cloud computing platform—Microsoft...


Zoom on the InfoQ week, featuring BizSpark Plus startups!

Four BizSpark Plus startups were interviewed by IT publication InfoQ France, following their participation at Microsoft Experiences conference last October. These startups have chosen Microsoft Azure...


Now available: Microsoft R Server 9.0 with support for Spark 2.0

This week Microsoft released Microsoft R Server (MRS) version 9.0, built on top of the latest open source R engine. This release has several exciting new capabilities, best-of-breed machine learning...


Microsoft + Open Source

How-to: Install Cloudera Enterprise on Microsoft Azure (Part 2)

Earlier this year, GoDataDriven deployed a large Cloudera Enterprise (CDH + Cloudera Manager) cluster on Microsoft Azure for one of the busiest and largest European airports. This two-part series,...


חדשנות, קוד פתוח ורמברנדט – איך הכל משתלב בענן של מיקרוסופט?

אין ספק כי מהפכת הענן הפכה בשנים האחרונות לעובדה מוגמרת בעולם הטכנולוגי. הפוטנציאל המשמעותי לחיסכון כלכלי,...


Microsoft + Open Source

How-to: Install Cloudera Enterprise on Microsoft Azure (Part 1)

Earlier this year, GoDataDriven deployed a large Cloudera Enterprise (CDH + Cloudera Manager) cluster on Microsoft Azure for one of the busiest and largest European airports. This two-part series,...