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Excel Gets Boost for Cloud-Based Analytics

Jun 14, 2011 |

Microsoft has been showcasing a new spin on an old piece of software, which could offer a more familiar way to handle big data in the cloud.

Expert Panel: What’s Around the Bend for Big Data?

Mar 2, 2011 |

This week we checked in with experts from Microsoft, IBM, Yahoo, Facebook’s Hadoop engineering team and others to discuss some diverse issues related to big data, including changes in use, frameworks and applications. We also identify the year’s most profound trends and speculate on what lies ahead.