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Big Data Analytics using Microsoft Azure: Hive

IntroductionWhat is Appache Hive?
Hadoop is an open source implementation of Map Reduce which is widely used to store and process large amount of data in a distributed fashion.
Apache Hive is a data warehousing solution which is built over Hadoop. It is powered by HiveQL which is a declarative SQL language compiled directly into Map Reduce jobs which are executed over the underlying Hadoop architecture.  Apache Hive also allows the users to customize the HiveQL language and allows them to write queries which have custom Map Reduce code.

Celebrating My 10th Article and Interview on the Microsoft TechNet Wiki

I heard about the Microsoft TechNet community a long long time ago but started to look at the Wiki only last year. Once a week I used to go and do some reading as the articles are of really high quality and the writers often share their own experiences and include lots of tips that help a lot.

At the same time, I started to use Azure Machine Learning and thought, why not write an article about it. So, I wrote my first article on the 13 Sep 2014 which is Predictive Analytics with Microsoft Azure Machine Learning. And this was how my first article was born. Surprisingly enough, this article featured in the TechNet Wiki article spotlight and also won the Microsoft TechNet Gold Guru Award for the month of September 2014.

TNWiki Article Spotlight - Big Data Analytics using Microsoft Azure: Hive

My TechNet Wiki article Big Data Analytics using Microsoft Azure: Hive has been published in the article TNWiki Article Spotlight this week.

Top Contributors Awards! 24 May 2015

The Top Contributor Awards for this week is out.
This week I won the Most Revised Article Award.

Microsoft Azure Technical Guru - April 2015

The TechNet guru awards were out yesterday! This time my article on Big Data Analytics won the Gold Medal and this is my 9th Guru Medal since September 2014.
The TechNet Guru Awards celebrate the technical articles on TechNet, contributed from valued wiki authors like YOU! Each month, the contributions are scored by a panel of judges (5 per category, 2-3 in each are MS experts), and the winners of each category are showered with love and attention from all corners of TechNet. You can contribute your articles for the May competition here. You can also view all my articles here.
Thanks to the TechNet Wiki community and the Wiki Ninjas.

TNWiki Article Spotlight - Big Data Analytics using Microsoft Azure: Introduction

This week, my article  Big Data Analytics using Microsoft Azure: Introduction has been featured in the TNWiki Article Spotlight!