O'Reilly logo

HDInsight Essentials - Second Edition by Rajesh Nadipalli

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

HDInsight overview

HDInsight is an enterprise-ready distribution of Hadoop that runs on Windows servers and on Azure HDInsight cloud service (PaaS). It is a 100 percent Apache Hadoop-based service in the cloud. HDInsight was developed in partnership with Hortonworks and Microsoft. Enterprises can now harness the power of Hadoop on Windows servers and Windows Azure cloud service.

The following are the key differentiators for HDInsight distribution:

  • Enterprise-ready Hadoop: HDInsight is backed by Microsoft support, and runs on standard Windows servers. IT teams can leverage Hadoop with the Platform as a Service (PaaS) reducing the operations overhead.
  • Analytics using Excel: With Excel integration, your business users can visualize and analyze Hadoop ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required