Creating a Hadoop Development Cluster in Azure

In my previous post on Hadoop I showed how you could easily deploy a cluster to run on Azure. What was missing was a way to efficiently use the cluster. You could always remote desktop to the Job Tracker and kick off a job but there are better ways. This post is about actually using…

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Hadoop in Azure

Is it possible to deploy a Hadoop cluster in Azure? It sure is and setting one up is not difficult, here’s how you do it. Update: Microsoft has recently announced a new ‘Big Data’ strategy and Hadoop is an integral part of it. Microsoft will provide an optimized experience for Hadoop running on Azure and on…

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