Understanding Microsoft big data solutions

From: Developing big data solutions on Microsoft Azure HDInsight

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Examples of big data solutions
The background to big data
Planning a big data solution
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This section of the guide explores two aspects of Hadoop-based big data systems such as HDInsight: what they are (and why you should care), and how Microsoft is embracing open source technologies as part of its big data roadmap. It will help you to understand the core concepts of a big data solution, the technologies they typically use, and the advantages they offer in terms of managing huge