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Big Data in Windows Azure

Cheap storage and ‘unlimited’ scalability in the cloud make Windows Azure a perfect platform for “Big Data” processing.  Furthermore, Microsoft’s partnership with Hortonworks to bring the Hadoop map-reduce framework and other parts of that ecosystem to Windows Azure is a key part of its strategy.  In this session we’ll look specifically at the Hadoop on Azure offering, currently in limited preview, including its support for Hive and Pig...


Jim O’Neil

Jim is a Developer Evangelist for Microsoft who covers the Northeast District, namely, New England and upstate New York.  He is focused on engaging with the development community in the area through user groups, code camps, BarCamps, Microsoft-sponsored events, etc., and just in general serve as ambassador for Microsoft.  Since 2009, Jim has been focusing on software development scenarios using cloud computing and Windows Azure.

Additional Info


Food and Social: 2:30 PM
Presentation: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
(Central Time)


Meeting Type: Webinar
Webinar access information will be emailed to event registrants prior to the time of the event.