An Introduction to U-SQL in Azure Data Lake – Part 2

There has been a certain amount of speculation on what the U in U-SQL stands for. Some have suggested it is because U comes after T in the alphabet. This would suggest U-SQL is a successor to T-SQL which is not the case, you will not be writing your SQL Server stored procedures in U-SQL…


An Introduction to U-SQL in Azure Data Lake

Azure Data Lake Analytics is a Big Data analytics service. It differs from HDInsight principally in that you do not need to spin up a cluster to start submitting jobs. Essentially it runs as a service that is ready and waiting to process jobs. While in HDInsight you might use Pig or Hive to query or transform…