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Big Data

Useful Blogs, Articles and Announcements from Microsoft Sites:


Articles from External Agencies


Videos/How to

Pillars of Microsoft Big Data

  • Any Data, Any Size, Anywhere - Microsoft Big Data offers an integrated platform for managing data of any shape or any size, whether it’s structured data in relational databases, unstructured data with Hadoop, or streaming data with Stream Insight.
  • Immerse Insights, Wherever You Are - Microsoft Big Data empowers end users to gain insights from any data, whether structured or unstructured, with the familiar tools they use every day. Developers can build Big Data applications with tools for simplified Hadoop programming.
  • Connecting with the World’s Data - Microsoft offers unparalleled opportunities for discovery and enrichment by enabling end users to connect to the world’s data and services.

Big Data in various Sectors

Case Studies

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