Microsoft's road to the cloud is paved with parallelism

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    A new whitepaper that Microsoft researchers are set to present at a conference next month sheds more light on Microsoft's back-end cloud infrastructure.

    The paper, entitled, “SCOPE: Easy and Efficient Parallel Processing of Massive Data Sets,” details a new declarative scripting language that is optimized for storing and analyzing massive data sets (like search logs and click streams) that are key to cloud-scale service architectures. SCOPE, or Structure Computations Optimized for Parallel Execution, is the name of the language.

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