Posts Categorized: Big Data

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.

Scientific data

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Data Protection and More

Your data in Azure benefits from multiple layers of security technologies, operational practices, and compliance policies in order to enforce data privacy and integrity. A new white paper provides in-depth information about protecting critical data in Azure at every layer, whether structured or unstructured, in-transit, or at-rest.

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.