Chapter 4. Administering Your HDInsight Cluster

In the previous chapter, we looked at how to manage an HDInsight cluster using the Azure management portal. In this chapter, we will review how to access and manage the cluster using a remote desktop connection. We will cover the following topics:

  • Monitoring cluster health
  • Name Node status
  • Yarn application status
  • Azure storage management
  • Azure PowerShell

Monitoring cluster health

To ensure that development has a stable Hadoop environment, the operations team should have visibility of the cluster status, including the health of various services in a programmatic manner. This section discusses how to monitor an HDInsight cluster using remote connection to the head node in detail. From the HDInsight CONFIGURATION ...

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