Microsoft Distribution of Apache Hadoop comes with Hive Support along with an Interactive Hive shell where users can run their Hive queries immediately without adding specific configuration. The Apache distribution running on Windows Azure has built in...(read more)
The promised Kinect sensor for PCs and accompanying software will be out as of February 1 in 12 countries, Microsoft announced at CES on January 9.
Yippee!!! That’s a very good mail came up in my inbox late night which I read just now in the morning. Yes, I have been re-awarded as Codeproject MVP 2012 for my contribution towards the Codeproject portal. This is the 2nd continuous year when I received this award. My sincere thanks to all my friends, GIT members of Codeproject for their continuous support through out the year. Also my sincere thanks to my parents. Without those it was very tough to achieve. Here is the short mail that I received in my
mail box: Hi Kunal Chowdhury, Congratulations! In recognition of your outstanding contributions to the community, either through Quick Answers, the forums or through articles and tips, you have been awarded CodeProject MVP status for 2012. Your MVP status will be recognized through the MVP icon you will have next to your forum postings as well as a notice in your member profile. Also, as formal recognition of your award status we will......(Read whole news on source site)
Not long ago we released version 5 of WPF Elements, a suite of fantastic WPF controls (if I do say so myself, as the lead developer…). This version includes a high performance data grid control, a time explorer for selecting time ranges in a convenient manner and hundreds of enhancements across the board. In the [...]
See the problem adding a table to the federation’s root database at the end of this post. This tutorial assumes that you have obtained a free trial or pay-per-use subscription to the Windows Azure Platform. This federation requires a 1-GB root database and five 1-GB member databases created from the data source described in OakLeaf’s Generating Big Data for Use with SQL Azure Federations and Apache Hadoop on Windows Azure Clusters post of 1/8/2012. Note: Users of a Windows Azure Free Trial subscription are allotted only one 1-GB database at no charge. The additional five
1-GB databases will cost about $1.65 per day until you drop them. To drop the spending limit on your subscription, open the Subscriptions Profile page, click the yellow Would You Like to Upgrade Now? link to open the Fully Enable Windows Azure dialog, select the Yes, Upgrade My Subscription option and click the check button to convert to pay-as-you-go pricing for more than the allotted resources. Warning: Removing the spending cap cannot be reversed. 1. Open the Windows Azure Platform Portal at https://windows.azure.com, click the Database button to display your subscription(s) and select the subscription you want...(Read whole news on source site)