Learn what Hadoop components and versions are included in HDInsight and the new HDInsight preview.
HDInsight cluster version 3.0 now supports Hadoop 2.2 and takes full advantage of this platform to provide a range of significant benefits to customers.
With HDInsight version 2.0 clusters, provision a cluster, run a sample MapReduce program from the sample gallery, examine the output of this program, and connect to BI tools.
Get an overview of HDInsight components, common terminology, and scenarios, and see resources for HDInsight, Apache Hadoop, and Microsoft Business Intelligence.
Learn how to use the Microsoft HDInsight Emulator for Windows Azure, which provides a local development environment.
The four samples included are intended to get you started quickly and to give you an extensible testing bed to work through concepts. Create data sets, and observe the effects of data size on jobs.
Follow this end-to-end scenario to learn how to develop and test a word-counting MapReduce job on HDInsight Emulator, and then deploy and run it on HDInsight.
Learn how to develop and test a Hadoop streaming MapReduce program on HDInsight Emulator, and then run it on HDInsight using a PowerShell script.
Configure and run jobs on HDInsight clusters using Windows Azure HDInsight PowerShell. Develop applications that manage HDInsight jobs with the Windows Azure HDInsight .NET SDK.
Learn about errors that can occur when using PowerShell to manage HDInsight and the steps for recovering from them.
Learn how to submit MapReduce and Hive jobs using PowerShell and HDInsight .NET SDK.
Learn how to use Windows Azure PowerShell from your workstation to submit a MapReduce program that counts word occurrences in text to an HDInsight cluster.
Use HiveQL to query data in an Apache log4j log file, and report basic statistics.
Write Pig Latin statements to analyze an Apache log4j log file, and run various queries on the data to generate output.
Learn how to use Windows Azure PowerShell from a workstation to run Sqoop import and export between an HDInsight cluster and a Windows Azure SQL database.
Learn how to run an Apache Oozie workflow to process a log4j log file to count the occurences of each log level type. Then. export the results to a Windows Azure SQL database table.
Learn how to use Hive to analyze Twitter data to find usage frequency of a particular word.
Learn how to use Hive to calculate the average flight delay among airports, and how to use Sqoop to export the results to SQL Database.
Import data from Windows Azure HDInsight into Excel using the Microsoft Hive ODBC Driver.
A key feature of Microsoft’s Big Data solution is solid integration of Apache Hadoop with Microsoft Business Intelligence (BI) components. Learn how to use Power Query to import HDInsight data into Excel.
Learn how to use Windows Azure Management Portal to create an HDInsight cluster, and how to open the administrative tools.
Learn how to manage HDInsight clusters using a local Windows Azure PowerShell console.
Learn how to use the Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface to manage HDInsight clusters.
Use the Apache Ambari APIs for provisioning, managing, and monitoring Hadoop clusters. Ambari has intuitive operator tools and robust APIs that hide the complexity of Hadoop.
Learn how to provision HDInsight clusters using Windows Azure Management Portal, PowerShell, the command-line interface, and the HDInsight .NET SDK.
Learn how to upload and access data in HDInsight using Azure Storage Explorer, Windows Azure PowerShell, the Hadoop command line, or Sqoop.
Learn how HDInsight works with data that is stored in Windows Azure Blob storage, when to store data in HDFS, and when to store it in Blob storage.