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Learning .NET High-performance Programming by Antonio Esposito

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Chapter 8. Programming for Big Data

In the previous chapter, we covered database access programming with Entity Framework and ADO.NET. In this chapter, we will cover solutions for small big data applications, based on core .NET framework and Entity Framework.

Although big data applications can fulfill government and/or scientific needs, those solutions will need customization at every level; this is beyond the scope of this book. This chapter will focus on small big data application scenarios, such as IoT (Internet of Things) or long-ranged enterprise applications that have been collecting data for decades.

This chapter will cover the following topics:

  • What is big data
  • Architecting big data solutions
  • Microsoft Azure for big data
  • Simplified grid-computing ...

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