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...


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 winning cloud strategy for your Hadoop environment

Microsoft and Hortonworks are collaborating to bring you a series of live webinars on Hadoop!  The first one, Accelerating Big Data Collection for Azure Cloud, was held in February 2017. The second...


Protecting innovation in the cloud with Azure IP Advantage

This month Microsoft announced the Microsoft Azure IP Advantage program. This new program is the industry’s most comprehensive protection against intellectual property (IP) risks, using...


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...


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,...


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,...