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Big Data and Insight as a Service

Insight as a Service describes cloud-based, action-oriented, analytic-driven applications and solutions that operate on Big Data. This article discusses the components, connectors and types of Insight as a Service applications.

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Microsoft's Matt Thompson on the Evolution of PaaS

Matt Thompson is a General Manager of Developer & Platform Evangelism at Microsoft. Based in Silicon Valley, he and his team look after the "care and feeding" for the communities of developers, startups and IT Pros across the western US. I spoke with Matt about the evolution of Platform-as-a-Service and Microsoft's cloud strategy. Matt explained what is exactly meant by Microsoft's "Services plus Software" and Steve Ballmer's "We are all the in cloud" messages. He shared valuable information about current and future product-line strategies and roadmaps and how they align with Microsoft's overall cloud vision.

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