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Ever since connected personal computers became the standard for business operations in the late 20th century, businesses have prioritized disaster recovery and uptime for business-critical applications. The cloud explosion of this decade has heightened this sensitivity, as data-driven functional access for consumers and partners has become as important as employee access itself to a company’s... more
Our way of doing business will never be the same again. The pandemic has become a catalyst for many companies to accelerate their digital transformation. Enterprises, in our new world, require the digital agility to quickly respond to and recover from dynamic market changes such as 100% digital engagement and remote workforces. They are looking... more
Today, Microsoft announced its Azure Synapse Analytics offering that combines two core use cases for modern analytics into a single platform: cloud data warehousing and big data analytics. Extending the power of Azure SQL Data Warehouse with the parallel processing, in-memory performance of Spark, and a unified development environment, Microsoft has raised the bar for... more
Ever since Microsoft introduced Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 (ADLS Gen2), enterprises around the globe have been adopting it to drive their data lake and modern analytics initiatives. As ADLS Gen2 adoption has gained momentum, there has been a very active and healthy discussion about interoperability between Azure Blob and ADLS Gen2. If you check... more
Big data is the underpinning of how companies are revolutionizing customer engagement, driving productivity and fueling innovation. It has emerged as a megatrend that is continuing to gain attention. Big data started with Hadoop. Yahoo! and Google used Hadoop as a simple, focused product designed to index web pages for search. Today big data is... more