By now, you’re probably well acquainted with Microsoft Azure’s infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS) catalog. However, your IT managers and developers may now be clamoring for solutions that can handle more advanced workloads, like big data analytics, complex IoT deployments and AI-enabled applications.
Like all major public cloud providers, Microsoft is going beyond the basics and catering to the growing market of cloud-based intelligent services. The tech titan’s sprawling cloud ecosystem can sometimes make it tough to explore one’s options, so here’s a guide to help you get started. Azure HDInsight: Cloud-based Foundation Big Data Analytics In terms of IT priorities for 2018, business intelligence and data analytics came in second only to cloud services in Gartner’s recent survey of government CIOs. When it comes to IT spending, they came in third behind the cloud and cybersecurity.
Author: Pedro Hernandez