"“Big data should provide answers for business, not complexity for IT,” said David Campbell, technical fellow, Microsoft. “Providing Hadoop compatibility on Windows Server and Azure dramatically lowers the barriers to setup and deployment and enables customers to pull insights from any data, any size, on-premises or in the cloud.”Microsoft Simplifies Big Data for the Enterprise
The company also announced today an expanded partnership with Hortonworks, a commercial vendor of Hadoop, to give customers access to an enterprise-ready distribution of Hadoop with the newly released solutions."
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Microsoft Simplifies Big Data for the Enterprise [Microsoft News Center]
A major Hadoop milestone, as Hadoop becomes more of a data platform feature than a stand-alone product category, and a big day for Hortonworks