Azure HDInsight provides 100 percent HDFS functionality using Azure Blob storage under the covers. So, to load data to the cluster, we can load data straight to Azure Blob storage without the need of the HDInsight cluster, thereby, making this more cost effective. In this section, we will see how to load data to Azure Blob using Azure PowerShell.
To load the data to Azure Blob storage from a local filesystem, we will perform the following steps:
Get-AzurePublishSettingsFilecommand. This will open the
manage.windowsazure.comweb page and download a