by Angela Guess
According to a recent press release, “Microsoft and Paxata, the pioneer and leader in empowering all business consumers to intelligently transform raw data into ready information instantaneously, today announced the general availability of the industry’s first self-service information platform for Microsoft Azure. The current release of the company’s award-winning Adaptive Information Platform includes one-click deployment to launch Paxata within Azure HDInsight in addition to significant advancements through native support for the Microsoft Azure cloud. HDInsight customers gain the fastest time-to-insight with the lowest TCO using Paxata’s self-service data preparation application to visually profile, clean, merge and enrich raw data into ready information.”
The release goes on, “Paxata’s Adaptive Information Platform for Microsoft Azure provides a number of advancements including: generally available support for running Paxata’s Adaptive Information Platform on Azure HDInsight, a fully-managed cloud Apache™ Hadoop® and Apache™ Spark™ offering that provides optimized open source analytic clusters for Apache Spark™, Hive, MapReduce, HBase, Storm, Kafka, and Microsoft R Server backed by a 99.9% SLA; support for connectivity and persistence in Microsoft Azure Blob Storage, where customers can read and write to Azure Blob Storage and use it as a persistent store for Paxata platform-specific storage; and support for Apache Spark 2.0.”
Read more at Globe Newswire.
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