Posts By: Oliver Chiu

Big Data

Announcing Azure Stream Analytics for real-time event processing

Today at TechEd Europe 2014, Microsoft announced the preview of Azure Stream Analytics. Stream Analytics is a real-time event processing engine that helps uncover insights from devices, sensors, infrastructure, applications, and data.

Big Data

Azure HDInsight makes HBase (NoSQL database) a GA Feature

On June 6, Microsoft announced HBase as a preview feature of Azure HDInsight. On August 21, we announced the general availability of HBase (along with the preview of Azure DocumentDB and Search). Apache HBase is a columnar NoSQL (“not only Structured Query Language”) distributed database project of the Apache Hadoop ecosystem.