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 Server 9.1…


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, HBase,…


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 at OSCON 2016 in Austin, Texas

Microsoft at OSCON 2016

A planeload of open source enthusiasts from across Microsoft are joining the more than 4,200 participants at OSCON this week, to focus on how the open source ecosystem is playing a key role in…


Hadoop magic quadrant

Forrester names Microsoft Azure a leader in big data Hadoop cloud solutions

Earlier this week, Forrester recognized Microsoft Azure as a leader in their "Big Data Hadoop Cloud Solutions" report. Apache Hadoop has become popular among organizations to quickly unlock insights…


Now available in preview: R Server inside Azure HDInsight

This week at Strata + Hadoop World, Microsoft announced the availability of R Server inside Azure HDInsight, Microsoft's managed Hadoop-as-a-service part of Azure Data Lake. R is a very popular…


Making R the Enterprise Standard for Cross-Platform Analytics

Last year Microsoft acquired Revolution Analytics, the leading commercial provider of software and services for R, an open source, statistical programming language that’s widely used for statistical…