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HDInsight Essentials - Second Edition by Rajesh Nadipalli

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Chapter 8. HDInsight 3.1 New Features

The latest HDInsight release is 3.1 and it has several new features. This chapter focuses on key new features that provide significant value to Data Lake customers. The topics covered in this chapter are as follows:

  • HBase: A low latency NoSQL database
  • Storm: A real-time stream based processing system
  • Tez: A high-performance data processing framework

For a complete list of what's new in HDInsight 3.1, visit the webpage at http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/hdinsight-component-versioning/.

HBase

HBase is an open source NoSQL database built on Hadoop that provides random, real-time read/write access to Data Lake. HBase is modeled after Google's Bigtable project where data is organized in column-oriented ...

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