Microsoft R Server 9.1 now available

During yesterday’s Data Amp event, Microsoft announced the new Microsoft R Server 9.1, which is available now. In addition to several advanced machine learning algorithms from Microsoft, R...


Azure HDInsight 3.6, now generally available

This week at the DataWorks Summit, Microsoft announced the general availability of Azure HDInsight 3.6, backed by Microsoft’s enterprise-grade SLA. HDInsight 3.6 brings updates to various open...


Now available: open source Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit

This week Microsoft released the Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit version 2.0 out of beta. The toolkit, previously known as CNTK, is a free, easy-to-use, open source, commercial-grade toolkit that trains...


Develop big data applications with MapR on Microsoft Azure

Microsoft and MapR have partnered to bring you the first of a series of joint webinars! This free webinar, Develop big data applications with MapR on Microsoft Azure, will be presented by Asit Parija...


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...