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Microsoft offers data mining tools in the cloud

By Anand Ganesan | Filed under: Analytics and Cloud Computing and SaaS

Microsoft offers some data mining functionality of SQL Server 2008 with no local analysis services server in the cloud. The service is offered in two flavors: a cloud service and as a plug-in for Excel. The analysis tools available for the cloud are mentioned below.

1. Analyze Key Influencers Tool: The Analyze Key Influencers tool detects the influence of the other columns on the values of the target column. An influencers report is generated in a separate sheet, and ranks the key influencers based on their importance. See a sample report below generated from sample data.

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