Posts Categorized: Big Data

Big Data

Azure HDInsight launches ISV Partner Program at WPC

Today at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, we are announcing a new partner program for Hadoop independent software vendors (ISVs) to expand their offerings on the Microsoft Azure cloud.

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Order Query Results with Azure DocumentDB

Today, we’re pleased to announce a key improvement in SQL querying – DocumentDB now supports Order By, and string range queries! With this change, you will be able to sort query results using any string, numeric, or Boolean property in your JSON documents.

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How-old.net: Augmenting Virality in Real Time with Batch Analytics using Data Factory

Microsoft launched the How-old.net demo as part of the keynote presentation at Build2015. We started the demo as a test for 50 users but it went viral with more than 33 million users and 236 million images in less than a week of activity. Very soon, this turned out to be a big data question, and we decided to augment real time with historic data analytics.