Public previews of Windows Azure HDInsight Service and Microsoft HDInsight Server for Windows, Microsoft’s Apache Hadoop-based solutions for Windows Azure and Windows Server.
For more information and access to the previews go to - http://www.microsoft.com/sqlserver/en/us/solutions-technologies/business-intelligence/big-data.aspx
Why Microsoft HDInsight?
- 100% Apache Hadoop compatible Big Data implementation.
- Microsoft support of HDInsight on Windows Server and Windows Azure.
- Simplified deployment and ease of manageability with System Center 2012 or Windows Azure.
- Elegant connectivity to Microsoft Office Excel 2013 and Business Intelligence tools