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Apache Spark integrated with Microsoft R Server for Hadoop

June 28, 2016

by Bill Jacobs, Microsoft Advanced Analytics Product Marketing They say that time is infinite. Seem to me data is fast becoming the same. Or perhaps it's becoming true that our thirst for speed is providing eternal job security to computer scientists who can deliver it. Apache Spark, one of the Apache Foundation's fastest-growing open source projects, delivers new levels...

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Using Hadoop with R: It Depends.

June 19, 2015

by Bill Jacobs, Director Technical Sales, Microsoft Advanced Analytics In the course of working with our Hadoop users, we are often asked, what's the best way to integrate R with Hadoop? The answer, in nearly all cases is, It depends. Alternatives ranging from open source R on workstations, to parallelized commercial products like Revolution R Enterprise and many steps...

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What’s new in Revolution R Enterprise 7.4

May 18, 2015

by Bill Jacobs, Director Technical Sales, Microsoft Advanced Analytics Without missing a beat, the engineers at Revolution Analytics have brought another strong release to users of Revolution R Enterprise (RRE). Just a few weeks after acquisition of Revolution Analytics by Microsoft, RRE 7.4 was released to customers on May 15 adding new capabilities, enhanced performance and security, ann faster...

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Introducing Revolution R Enterprise V 7.3

November 5, 2014

by Bill Jacobs Revolution R Enterprise is the industry's first R-based analytics platform that supports a variety of parallel, grid and clustered systems such as Hadoop, Teradata database and Platform LSF Linux grids. Last year, we enhanced Revolution R Enterprise (RRE) to support big data systems, with support for Hadoop. We continued expansion of RRE in 2014, adding support...

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