Posts Categorized: Big Data

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Microsoft Invests in Subsea Cables to Connect Datacenters Globally

Over the past 9 months, Microsoft has been significantly investing in subsea and terrestrial dark fiber capacity by engaging in fiber partnerships that span multiple oceans and continents. And today, our connections across the Atlantic and Pacific just got stronger.

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New DocumentDB Import Options

Today, we’re pleased to announce two new import options: Azure Table storage and URL support for JSON, CSV and MongoDB export files.

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Introducing Azure Data Lake

Today at Build, we announced the Azure Data Lake, Microsoft’s hyperscale repository for big data analytic workloads in the cloud. This offering is built for the cloud, compatible with HDFS, and has unbounded scale with massive throughput and enterprise-grade capabilities.

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Azure peaks in the valley: New features and innovation

At the core of every Azure innovation, is our focus to solve for the needs of developers. Today at //build, we announced exciting updates to Azure which enable developers of all types with the flexibility to build cloud apps and services across multiple devices and platforms.