Hadoop Distros for Windows Server and Azure Coming Soon

This week Microsoft announced that its Windows Server and Windows Azure software will now support Hadoop, and will make a contribution back to the Apache Software Foundation and the Hadoop project in return for their support. The Microsoft implementation of the Hadoop stack provides additional options for data storage and access.

Microsoft and a contributor to the Hadoop project, Hortonworks, are working to complete a CTP test build of the Hadoop-based service for Windows Azure, which should be ready by the end of 2011. A CRP of the Hadoop-based distribution for Windows Server will be ready in 2012. These stacks will be supported by Microsoft Excel, PowerPivot and PowerView.

This week Microsoft announced that its Windows Server and Windows Azure software will now support Hadoop, and will make a contribution back to the Apache Software Foundation and the Hadoop project in return for their support. The Microsoft implementation of the Hadoop stack provides additional options for data storage and access.

View Article



Comments

  • There are no comments yet. Be the first to comment!

Leave a Comment
  • Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • The need for swift digital transformation is leading to broader utilization of hybrid IT infrastructure by financial services organizations. Banks, investment firms and insurance companies continue to leverage a mix of premises-based and cloud–based technology infrastructure to dramatically improve operational performance, and are networking distributed resources to create business value. Read this white paper to learn why having the right network resources in place is key to benefiting from the cost, …

  • Not long ago, the biggest concern when considering moving workloads to the cloud was security. Today, the main obstacle to cloud adoption is different but familiar: the pain of migrating data. But, migrating data doesn't have to be painful. Purpose-built tools enable efficient data migration without downtime or the risks for data loss. This eBook summarizes the major pain points for IT pros tasked with performing migrations, breaks down the flaws in traditional approaches, and illustrates how modern tools help …

Most Popular Programming Stories

More for Developers

RSS Feeds

Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date