Informative HDInsight Links

Tried to collate informative articles related to HDInsight.

In comments section please add URLs of article / video which  you came across and like me to add it to this list.

Links as follow:-

Here are the Hadoop technologies in HDInsight:

  • Ambari: Cluster provisioning, management, and monitoring
  • Avro (Microsoft .NET Library for Avro): Data serialization for the Microsoft .NET environment
  • HBase: Non-relational database for very large tables
  • HDFS: Hadoop Distributed File System
  • Hive: SQL-like querying
  • Mahout: Machine learning
  • MapReduce and YARN: Distributed processing and resource management
  • Oozie: Workflow management
  • Pig: Simpler scripting for MapReduce transformations
  • Sqoop: Data import and export
  • Storm: Real-time processing of fast, large data streams
  • Zookeeper: Coordinates processes in distributed systems

Other popular Videos


Introducing Microsoft Azure HDInsight
In Introducing Microsoft Azure HDInsight, we cover what big data really means, how you can use it to your advantage in your company or organization, and one of the services you can use to do that quickly—specifically, Microsoft’s HDInsight service. We start with an overview of big data and Hadoop, but we don’t emphasize only concepts in this book—we want you to jump in and get your hands dirty working with HDInsight in a practical way.

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Comments (1)
  1. Nishant says:

    Awesome stuff!! Keep posting. It'd be great if we could write a post on the session we did at PASS. That'd be one heck of a resource.

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