Posts Tagged ‘Microsoft

Microsoft’s Big Data Plans: Hadoop Links via SQL Server to SharePoint, Excel and Other Applications

by   |   November 29, 2012   |   Leave a comment

Driven by demand from customers wanting to sift unstructured textual data from social networks, machine-to-machine (M2M) data from server logs and other non-standard data sources, Microsoft has spent more than two years trying to add big-data storage and analytic capabilities to the company’s existing database products. Read More…