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ADO.NET 2.0 introduces enhancements to the .NET provider model and SQL Server managed provider, which go a long way towards getting better support for specific database features within the boundaries of a common object model.
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This article introduces you to Big Data, Apache Hadoop and MapReduce jobs. We will also learn how to create MapReduce jobs using C#.