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Microsoft Azure Data Lake

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Microsoft Azure Data Lake is a highly scalable public cloud service that allows developers, scientists, business professionals and other Microsoft customers to gain insight from large, complex data sets. Continued…

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“Finding a balance between regulating the data lake and keeping it wide open for analytics uses is one of the most important considerations for a successful deployment.” – Trea Lavery

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