Microsoft is tapping into the Apache Foundations Hadoop project to tie SQL Server and its data warehousing edition to Hadoop systems. Hadoop is an open source-distributed computer platform
The two connectors are only in the community technology preview (CTP) stage -- a long-winded way of saying beta.
Microsoft joins an elite band of Hadoop supporters which include Amazon, AOL, eBay, Facebook, Google, IBM and Twitter.
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Posted by Doug Barney on 08/29/2011 at 1:18 PM
Organizations using Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) or Configuration Manager will be getting a 10GB download next week that will kick off Microsoft's Windows 11 version 22H2 Unified Update Platform (UUP) servicing scheme for those premises-based management tools, Microsoft warned on Monday.
Microsoft this week announced that Azure Firewall Basic is now at the "general availability" commercial-release stage.
Microsoft this week announced Semantic Kernel, a new open source framework on GitHub at the early preview stage that aims to help developers tap artificial intelligence (AI) and large language models in their applications.
Often overlooked, it's a powerful tool that can make your life a lot easier. Especially now that Microsoft has updated its functionality.
Microsoft on Thursday offered assurances to IT pros that security and privacy issues will be respected with coming Microsoft 365 Copilot artificial intelligence (AI)-based enhancements.
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