The ultimate showdown of NoSQL destiny!

Sharks and bees and… fast Italians?! If you’ve been following this blog recently, you’d have noticed that I’m having a blast trying different data products on Azure and playing with them. I recently managed to get Spark / Spark SQL (Shark’s replacement) running on Azure in the same way, but rather than dedicate a post…

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HDInsight working with different storage accounts

Storage accounts – configured and otherwise When you create an HDInsight cluster, whether through the Azure portal or programmatically through e.g. PowerShell, you get a chance to add extra storage accounts to the cluster. In PowerShell it looks something like this: $clusterConfig = New-AzureHDInsightClusterConfig -ClusterSizeInNodes 4 $allAccounts = @(‘myfirstaccount’,’mysecondaccount’,’mythirdaccount’) $clusterConfig = Set-AzureHDInsightDefaultStorage $clusterConfig ` -StorageAccountName…