Azure Data Lake Tools for Visual Studio Code (VSCode) October Updates

We are happy to share a few key updates for VSCode Azure Data Lake Tools, a cross-platform code editor to allow you easily author and submit USQL file to Azure Data Lake Analytics (ADLA). We have refined the architecture of Azure Data Lake Tools for more reliable integration with Azure Data Lake Storage (ADLS), allowing you to easily preview files, list storage path, download and upload files with great performance.


Azure Data Lake Analytics and U-SQL Summer 2017 Updates: Introducing GZip on OUTPUT, Catalog Views, Major updates to Cognitive Libraries, Tool support to create your EXTRACT statement and much more!

Hello Azure Data Lake and U-SQL fans and followers. It has been a while since we release the release notes for all the cool features we released over the summer and listing all the pending deprecation items and breaking changes. The summer break is finally over, so without further ado, here are the Summer 2017…


HDInsight tools for IntelliJ & Eclipse April Updates

  We are pleased to announce the April updates of HDInsight Tools for IntelliJ & Eclipse. This is a quality milestone and we focus primarily on refactoring the components and fixing bugs. We also added Azure Data Lake Store support and Eclipse local emulator support in this release. The HDInsight Tools for IntelliJ & Eclipse…


Azure Data Lake U-SQL April 25 2017 Updates: Introducing Packages, UNPIVOT INCLUDE NULLS, fast file set preview flag, R extension returns dataframes, exporting your cluster database with sample data to your local run and more!

We have concluded the rollout of our April 2017 refresh to all the regions today. Here are the April 2017 Updates for Azure Data Lake U-SQL and Developer Tooling! The main items are the release of the package feature that allows you to bundle assembly reference statements, variable declarations into a shareable package and reduce…


Cloudera clusters now run with Azure Data Lake Store

We are excited to announce that with today’s release of Cloudera Enterprise 5.11 you can now run Spark, Hive, and MapReduce workloads in a Cloudera cluster on Azure Data Lake Store (ADLS). Cloudera customers can now take advantage of the many benefits of running clusters on ADLS. And ADLS brings to its customers another valuable…


Azure Data Lake U-SQL March 9 2017 Updates: Deprecations turn into errors, PIVOT/UNPIVOT, cross ADLS account U-SQL catalog sharing, nuget packages and more!

After mainly internal service updates after our general availability, we released several new U-SQL features in our release last week. Note that these updates are now available in all regions, including the new Europe North region. Here are the March 9 2017 Updates for Azure Data Lake U-SQL and Developer Tooling! The main take away…


Ingest data into Azure Data Lake Store with StreamSets Data Collector

Today, I want to give a shout out to one of our partners who has a great offering for Azure Data Lake Store customers.  When ingesting large scale data into a data lake, data often requires data transformations such as cleaning and filtering.  StreamSets Data CollectorTM offers an open source software for building and deploying…