Join if you cannot beat them, Microsoft’s distribution of Hadoop has been available

16 Nov

More than year ago Microsoft announced plan to move away from Dryad to offer Hadoop for its customers. It has actually been available for downloading, with just a few months delay from original roadmap.

http://www.microsoft.com/sqlserver/en/us/solutions-technologies/business-intelligence/big-data.aspx

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/microsoft-simplifies-big-data-for-the-enterprise-175585131.html

As usual, Mary Jo Foley had more background information more inquisitive readers:

http://www.zdnet.com/blog/microsoft/understanding-microsofts-big-picture-plans-for-hadoop-and-project-isotope/11466

http://www.zdnet.com/blog/microsoft/wheres-hadoop-for-microsofts-windows-server/12809

http://www.zdnet.com/microsoft-rolls-out-new-public-previews-of-hadoop-for-windows-server-and-windows-azure-7000006318/

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