Microsoft recently announced a big solution support in a world-famous event PASS (Professional Association for SQL Server).
Is your organization need solution for big data? No worries, Microsoft is providing solution for your big data to support structure and non structure data with the help of Apache Hadoop.
Currently, Microsoft provides bi-directional data connector for the Hadoop <=> SQL Server and Parallel Data Warehouse.
In future, we will be having Hadoop based windows servers and Hadoop Azure platform. Microsoft also provides development platform through .NET and visual studio. So, customers can easily build their Hadoop based solution in windows platform.
Big data solution can be integrated with BI tools such as Excel and Power Pivot.
This is the high level architecture for Microsoft BIG data solution:
Updated on 12/31/2012: Cloud and Big Data – The beginning of a new digital era
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