Processing More Data in Less Time

Want to see how fast we can summarize a billion rows of data? Don’t blink. It takes just six seconds.Remember the good ol’ days, before Apache Spark 2.0, when life was simpler and processing 173 GB of data took a whole 30 seconds? You actually had time to sip your coffee before the bar charts ren... [More]

The Key to the Big Data Revolution

During his presentation at the Data Driven SQL Event last March, Microsoft’s Executive Vice President of its Cloud and Enterprise Group looked to a medieval mathematician to explain the nature of a revolution we’re living today. That VP was Scott Guthrie, the mathematician was Leonardo Pisano Bi... [More]