Revolutionizing City Planning in the 21st Century with Windows Azure, HDInsight, and SQL Server

If you’ve ever played a video game where you manage a virtual city, you understand how real-time insight into services including emergency response teams and transportation is needed for effective city planning. Until recently, the technologies just weren’t available to support this kind of detailed “big picture” view enjoyed by gamers. However, now that Big… Read more

O’Reilly Strata: Busting Big Data Adoption Myths–Part 1

Think infrastructure and scalability will impede your path to big data analytics? Windows Azure HDInsight is your big data solution. It’s the first day of the O’Reilly Strata conference in Santa Clara, CA and I’m looking forward to learning more about big data and talking to all of the customers, partners and industry influencers at… Read more