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...


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,...


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...


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...