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Microsoft Talks Big Data at O’Reilly Strata
This morning, Microsoft Technical Fellow Dave Campbell took the stage at the annual O’Reilly Strata Conference in Santa Clara, CA, and discussed Microsoft’s commitment to and continued investment in big data.
Windows Azure Helps Bring Customer Back Online Amid Crisis
When disaster struck the picturesque nation of Costa Rica in the form of a 7.6 magnitude earthquake in September 2012, the population was in shock and the nation’s infrastructure was damaged. The website of Teletica, one of the nation’s largest and most prominent communications companies, was quickly overwhelmed by user traffic as people in the country and around the world logged on to obtain and share information following the devastation.
Microsoft is thrilled to announce that an independent report published today named Windows Azure the leading Cloud Storage Provider (CSP).
How the Big Data Explosion Is Changing the World
Big data is the term that describes the process of applying serious computing power – the latest in machine learning and artificial intelligence – to seriously massive and often highly complex sets of information. The ability to analyze big data is opening up a new world of insights about how our world works.
Microsoft named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouse Database Management Systems 2013
Once again, Gartner* has positioned Microsoft in the Leaders Quadrant in the 2013 Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouse Database Management Systems, based on its completeness of vision and ability to execute in the data warehouse DBMS market.
The Center for Internet Security (CIS) announced collaboration with Microsoft in developing a set of resources that provide organizations using Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 and Internet Explorer 10 with comprehensive guidance to enhance the security of these deployments.