Spark on Azure HDInsight (public preview) is now available!
- Spark 1.3.1 Comes with Spark Core, Spark SQL, Spark streaming APIs, GraphX, and MLlib.
- Anaconda. A collection of powerful packages for python.
- Spark Job Server, which allows your to submit jars or python scripts remotely.
- Zeppelin Notebook for interactive querying.
- Ipython Notebook for interactive querying.
- Spark in HDInsight also provides an ODBC driver for connectivity to Spark clusters in HDInsight from BI tools such as Microsoft Power BI and Tableau.
Below are articles and documentation on Spark on Azure HDInsight to get you started!