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Microsoft Research is claiming victory in the MinuteSort test, posting a score that they say essentially triples the previous title-holder, a 2009 Yahoo team. MinuteSort is just that, a test of how much data you can sort in a minute. Obviously, this is a critical function, as ‘big data’ becomes less a buzzword and more a reality. Technologies such as Hadoop and cloud computing have brought the need to manage huge data sets to the fore; it’s a problem that is common.