How to use HBase Java API with HDInsight HBase cluster, part 1

Recently we worked with a customer, who was trying to use HBase Java API to interact with an HDInsight HBase cluster. Having worked with the customer and trying to follow our existing documentations here and here, we realized that it may be helpful if we clarify a few things around HBase JAVA API connectivity to…

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HDInsight: – Creating, Deploying and Executing Pig UDF

  During my developer experience, I always look for how customization (write my own processing) can be done if functionality is not available in programming language. That thought was triggered again when I was working on Apache Pig in HDInsight. So I started researching it and thought it would be good to share. In this…

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Structured vs Semi-structured Data

My name is Bill Carroll and I am a member of the Microsoft HDInsight support team. The majority of my working career has been spent on SQL Server, a relational database. Little did I think about it all these years, but relational databases are structured data. When we create a table we define the structure…

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How to manually compile and create your own jar file to execute on HDInsight

Hi, my name is Bill Carroll and I am a member of the Microsoft HDInsight support team. At the heart of Hadoop is the MapReduce paradigm. Knowing how to compile your java code and create your own jar file is a useful skill, especially for those coming from the C++ or  .Net programming world. So…

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