There has been rapid development in the capabilities of SQL Server to support big data and hadoop following introduction of the HDInsight Service and HDInsight Server.  The big data concept is gaining momentum and a hot topic with many data rich organisations who are interested in mining intelligence from unstructured data sources.  This session will define the terms, concepts and provide demos of integrating big data into SQL Server solutions.

The session will cover options for on-premise and cloud deployments and examples for BI and data professionals to get started in understanding the capabilities and strengths of this technology.
Presented by Justin Langford at SQLBits XI