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Visualize Hive Data Sources in Hadoop on Azure Using Excel 2010 and the Hive ODBC Driver

Introduction Microsoft’s Apache Hadoop on Windows Azure Community Technical Preview (Hadoop on Azure CTP) includes a Hive ODBC driver and Excel add-in,...

0 replies - 7350 views - 04/12/12 by Roger Jennings in Articles

Video: Windows Azure and Java Unite! How to Create a Maven Project with Eclipse

The embedded video is a step by step tutorial - be sure to watch in full screen in order to see all text.  A link to more technical documentation on Java SDK...

0 replies - 6522 views - 03/29/12 by Eric Genesky in Articles

Analyzing FAA Air Traffic Datasets Using Cloud Numerics

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) publishes monthly an On-Time Performance dataset for all airlines holding a Department of Transportation...

0 replies - 6609 views - 03/20/12 by Roger Jennings in Articles

Why You Should Leave Microsoft - Or Any Other Big Company

I read Bertrand’s post on “Tales from the Evil Empire” about him leaving Microsoft this morning. Congratulations. We have never met, but your...

3 replies - 8904 views - 03/10/12 by Daniel Doubrovkine in Articles

SDP December 2011: Everything New in C++

Noam and I delivered on Tuesday a joint session called Everything New in C++ at the SELA Developer Practice. It’s been a really fun session to work on,...

1 replies - 3483 views - 12/09/11 by Sasha Goldshtein in News

Using system alerts with the Windows Phone SDK 7.1

With the release of the new SDK developers also gained access to a new set of APIs. One of these revolves around the OS-based alert mechanism. If you’ve...

0 replies - 5734 views - 10/08/11 by Den D. in Articles

Daily Dose: Eclipse adds Java 7 Support

The latest version of the Eclipse development enviroment, version 3.8M1, was released today. The IDE is now on par with IntelliJ IDEA 10.5 and Netbeans 7.0.1...

0 replies - 23050 views - 08/08/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: Microsoft Awarding $250,000 for New Security

Microsoft announced today that they will be awarding a total of $250,000 in prize money in a competition to create new security technologies for preventing...

0 replies - 21752 views - 08/04/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose

Export Excel To XML In C#

0 replies - 9659 views - 08/04/11 by Snippets Manager in Uncategorized

Daily Dose: Google's New "Page Speed Service" Cuts Page Loading Time

Google has created Page Speed Service, an online service designed to help speed up the loading time of web pages. The service obtains content from your...

0 replies - 17509 views - 07/28/11 by Jim Moscater in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: Java SE 7 is Here!

Right on schedule, the GA release of JDK 7 is now available.  If you haven't already familiarized yourself with all the new features, check out the OpenJDK...

0 replies - 20828 views - 07/27/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: BlackBerry Software Chief May Have Resigned

According to tech news site BGR, it's possible that Suresh Periyalwar, Research In Motion's head of Blackberry software, has left the company after 10 years of...

0 replies - 15722 views - 07/26/11 by Jim Moscater in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: Mozilla's Mobile OS "Boot to Gecko" Announced

Mozilla announced "Boot to Gecko" today, their take on a mobile operating system. B2G's main goal is to "pursue the goal of building a complete,...

2 replies - 18065 views - 07/25/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: Microsoft's Daytona brings MapReduce to Windows Azure

MapReduce, Google's framework for scaling large amounts of data across computers, has been ported to Windows Azure by Microsoft. The project, code-named...

0 replies - 20301 views - 07/17/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: LucidWorks Enterprise 1.8 Crawls Shared Files

LucidWorks Enterprise released its new version 1.8 featuring the addition of new crawl and security functionality. The platform can now crawl and index files...

0 replies - 21716 views - 07/14/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: JAX Innovations Awards 2011 Winners Announced!

Over the last three months, nominations and voting for the Jax Innovation Awards took place, the awards ceremony which highlights innovation and excellence...

0 replies - 18384 views - 06/23/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose

Daily Dose:Flex and Flash Builder Add iOS and Blackberry Support

Today, Adobe released an update to Flex and Flash Builder 4.5, adding support for Apple's iOS and Blackberry Tablet OS Flex Projects in addition to the support...

0 replies - 14434 views - 06/20/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: Big Data, Big Competition: LexisNexis To Release Hadoop Competitor

LexisNexis is set to launch open source data processing tools that supposedly outdo Hadoop, the current darling of the Big Data world. The new product line is...

0 replies - 17784 views - 06/16/11 by Jim Moscater in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: Microsoft Adding More Support for C++

In a research paper published by Google last week, C++ was found to be the best-performing programming language in the market, trumping Java, Scala, and its...

0 replies - 14643 views - 06/15/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: Spring Jumps Into M2 of Version 3.1.0

 Spring, the open source application framework, reached its "second and final milestone", and version 3.1 is now available. The new features...

0 replies - 17672 views - 06/10/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose