HDInsight : BUILD Hive Labs are Available Now

Got some time to learn Big Data Technologies? How about starting with Hive which is considered the de facto standard for SQL queries in Hadoop We just released  HDInsight labs used during the BUILD conference code challenge. You will need 2 things to run these labs 1- HDInsight Cluster – How to create? 2- Step by Step Instructions…


Provision HBase cluster with Azure Data Lake Store in a few easy steps

Last week, we announced public preview of HDInsight HBase with Azure Data Lake Store. You can read the announcement here With this release there is virtually no limit on amount of data you can store in your HBase cluster. I created a GIF that will guide you on how to create HBase Cluster with Azure Data…


Azure HDInsight: How to run Presto in one simple step and query across data sources such as Cosmos DB, SQL DB & Hive

I have seen in past few months many inquiries on how to run Presto in HDInsight In this post we have provided an easy way for you to install Presto in HDInsight as well as configure various data sources which Presto can query. One of the unique advantages of HDInsight is decoupling between storage and…