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  • Blog Post: Cloudera Selects Azure as a Preferred Cloud Platform

    We are working to make Azure the best cloud platform for big data , including Apache Hadoop . To accomplish this, we deliver a comprehensive set of solutions such as our Hadoop-based solution Azure HDInsight and managed data services from partners, including Hortonworks. Last week Hortonworks announced...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft announces real-time analytics in Hadoop and new ML capabilities in Marketplace

    This morning at Strata + Hadoop World , Microsoft announced the preview of Apache Storm clusters inside HDInsight as well as new machine learning capabilities in the Azure Marketplace. Apache Storm is an open source project in the Hadoop ecosystem which gives users access to an event-processing analytics...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft releases HDInsight for Hadoop 2.4 And Gains 100x Performance Increase

    Yesterday , at the Hadoop Summit , Microsoft announced that Azure HDInsight now supports Hadoop 2.4. This is the next release of our 100 percent Apache Hadoop-based distribution for Microsoft Azure. In conjunction with Hortonworks recent release of HDP 2.1 as a Hadoop on Windows offering and Analytics...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft updates its Hadoop cloud solution

    Hadoop Summit kicked of today in San Jose, and T. K. Rengarajan, Microsoft Corporate Vice President of Data Platform, delivered a keynote presentation where he shared Microsoft’s approach to big data and the work we are doing to make Hadoop accessible in the cloud. At the event, we also announced...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Brings Innovations From SQL Server To Hadoop With Stinger

    Over the last two years , Microsoft has been sharing our progress in Big Data by working to bring Hadoop to the masses through the simplicity and manageability of Windows and Azure. In 2012, Microsoft communicated our expanded partnership with Hortonworks by making Hortonworks Data Platform the core...
  • Blog Post: Hortonworks Makes HDP 2.0 for Windows Server Generally Available

    Today, Hortonworks announced the general availability of the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) 2.0 for Windows. This is the next release of the industry’s only 100% Apache Hadoop-based distribution for Windows. With Windows Server leading all operating system in usage share (two out of every three...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft’s Big Data Roadmap & Approach

    A few months ago, we announced our commitment to Apache Hadoop™ providing details on interoperability between SQL Server and Hadoop. As we have noted in the past, in the data deluge faced by businesses, there is an increasing need to store and analyze vast amounts of unstructured data including...
  • Blog Post: O’Reilly Strata: Busting Big Data Adoption Myths with Halo 4–Part 3

    Structured or unstructured – what to store? How about all of it? I spoke at the O’Reilly Strata Conference last year and am back again this year to share thoughts about big data. It’s been a remarkable year for Microsoft’s data platform team. While we’ve had a long history in the data space, last year...
  • Blog Post: Gartner BI Summit 2013: Bringing Hadoop to the Enterprise

    Gartner’s annual Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit kicked off earlier today where we are focused on sharing our perspective and solutions with customers, partners and industry leaders interested in big data and business intelligence . Later this week, we’ll also be at the GigaOM Structure...
  • Blog Post: Simplifying Big Data for the Enterprise

    Earlier this year we announced partnerships with key players in the Apache Hadoop community to ensure customers have all the necessary solutions to connect with, manage and analyze big data. Today we’re excited to provide an update on how we’re working to broaden adoption of Hadoop with the simplicity...
  • Blog Post: Recap from PASS Summit 2011

    We had a great week at PASS Summit 2011 , a SQL Server and BI user conference. During the day 1 keynote Ted Kummert, Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Business Platform Decision, talked about Microsoft’s roadmap for helping customers manage and analyze any data, of any size, anywhere -- on...
  • Blog Post: Do we have the tools we need to navigate the New World of Data?

    Last October at the PASS Summit we began discussing our strategy and product roadmap for Big Data including embracing Hadoop as part of our data platform and providing insights to all users on any data. This week at the Strata Conference , we will talk about the progress we have been making with Hortonworks...
  • Blog Post: Hortonworks and Microsoft Bring the Hortonworks Data Platform to Windows

    Today, Hortonworks released the beta for the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) for Windows, the industry’s first 100% Open Source Apache Hadoop-based distribution for Windows. With Windows Server holding 73% marketshare in 2012 *, HDP for Windows dramatically broadens the accessible market for Hadoop....