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Azure DocumentDB, Microsoft’s fully managed NoSQL document database service that was first previewed mid last year, is now generally available, the software giant revealed Wednesday. The latest offering addresses the growing demands for mobile first, cloud first application development, wrote the Director of Program Management, DocumentDB, John Macintyre, in a

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Microsoft has revealed the next step in its foray into the Internet of Things. The Microsoft Convergence 2015 in Atlanta was witness to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella unveil the Azure IoT Suite and an IoT integrated Windows 10 operating system. Azure is Microsoft’s open, enterprise-grade cloud computing platform.providing both IaaS

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Microsoft is rolling out new Azure services as a part of the larger strategy to “help more people realize the possibilities of big data.” Last week, at the  Strata + Hadoop World conference in San Jose, the tech giant claimed to make “big data simpler and more accessible” to the

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Qubole’s mission to help every business turn data into business value via cloud computing has just received a massive boost. They have announced an impressive $13 million funding round, led by Norwest Venture Partners. With the money, the team plan to expand their signature offering, the Qubole Data Service, as

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Qubole, a self-service Platform for Big Data Analytics, announced a strategic relationship with Microsoft Azure in a step to make Big Data solutions more accessible to more people on more platforms. Big Data is an elastic workload and the ideal cloud use case. The Qubole Data Service is a great

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The popularity of Cloud computing over the past few years has been nothing short of astronomical. Its promise of significantly reducing costs, shedding unnecessary hardware, and helping many businesses immediately chop redundancies is part of the reason why so many CIO’s are looking towards the Cloud. Yet, according to new

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Data Science

Last week I attended a specialized training/go-to-market program in Seattle hosted by Microsoft’s Azure team.  It was a week full of clam chowder, excellent crab cakes, ridiculous discounts at the Microsoft store, and technical training on Azure, Microsoft’s massive and fully loaded penetration point into the world of cloud computing. 

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Microsoft announced a stash of new services and updates at Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) Summit earlier this week, in order to expand on its big data platform. Keeping in line with their “efforts to bring big data to everyone,” the roll out sees an update for the database-as-a-service,

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BI & Analytics

Snowflake Computing, a cloud data warehousing startup that’s coming out of stealth mode with intentions to disrupt the data warehousing market, has secured $26 million in Series B funding from prominent venture capital firms Redpoint Ventures, Sutter Hill Ventures and Wing Ventures, to do just that. The total investment has

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Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS),U.K., the organisation responsible for managing university and college applications, will incorporate Splunk to help release A-level results on August 14th. Splunk provides operational intelligence software that monitors, reports and analyzes real-time machine data. Enterprise IT architect at UCAS, Peter Raymond, says that the work

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