Day 3 of Imagine Cup and the presentations of the Innovation, Games and World Citizenship just took place. Students had 10 minutes to present to the judges and tomorrow we find out who gets 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. Pablo and Golnaz catch up with one team from the Innovation category to see how they felt the with their presentation!
Azure HDInsight brings the power of Hadoop to Azure to process Big Data. In this session, we'll start with a basic overview of HDInsight, and then show some of the new tools in Azure SDK 2.5 that we have built for Visual Studio.
Mark Russinovich will share his vision on what Azure is today and where Microsoft is taking it in the future. As one of the most trusted Technical Fellows at Microsoft and with his new role as CTO for Azure, Mark has a unique perspective of how Azure is architected and what individuals can do to get the most out of this platform.
Note: at [12:20] we referenced DataStax being on Hadoop. In actual fact DataStax is based on Apache Cassandra (http://cassandra.apache.org/), an open source NOSQL distributed database management system, highly optimized for clusters spanning multiple datacenters, with asynchronous masterless replication allowing low latency operations for all clients.