Microsoft offers developers free tools for its R programming language software
The launch comes alongside Microsoft's rebranding of Revolution R Enterprise to Microsoft R Server, after its acquisition of Revolution Analytics last year. The server software can be used to analyze large sets of data on Linux, Hadoop and Teradata …
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Enterprise startups: Open source may be your only hope
Big IT vendors get this. Startups…not so much. And this, perhaps more than anything else, illuminates why enterprises default to buying from their peers, rather than the "obviously better" super-cool new software from a super-cool new startup.
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