Cloud Data Analytics from Excel


June 7, 2011


Jared Jackson


In this video, Jared Jackson, researcher in the eXtreme Computing Group at Microsoft Research, provides an overview of the features of Excel DataScope, a tool that enables researchers and data analysts to seamlessly access the resources of the cloud, via Windows Azure, from the familiar interface of Microsoft Excel. By using Excel DataScope, you can download and use extremely large data collections; extract insight by using machine learning and data analytics libraries; and take action exploring the data, sharing the data, and publishing the data to the cloud.