Remember Hadoop? You know the big data architecture. Redmond outlined its plans to support the ability to deploy, manage and run Hadoop clusters on its cloud platform a while back, and now the company is launching this anticipated feature. The company’s implementation of Hadoop goes by the name of Windows Azure...

You may recall a creatively titled company that goes by the name of Hortonworks. Made up of ex-Yahoo employees, the technology firm is famous for its Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) that is used in deployments of Big Data. Even if you don’t, prepare to hear a lot from these guys. The company has just announced the...

Big data is becoming increasingly important for both tech companies and businesses in general, that’s why Microsoft has decided to take a week-long look at how big data is used it today’s enterprise environment. To get this examination into gear, the company released the massive infograph seen at the bottom of the page...