CHAPTER 4

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Automating HDInsight Cluster Provisioning

It is almost always a requirement for a business to automate activities that are repetitive and can be predicted well in advance. Through the strategic use of technology and automation, an organization can increase its productivity and efficiency by automating recurring tasks associated with the daily workflow. Apache Hadoop exposes Java interfaces for developers to programmatically manipulate and automate the creation of Hadoop clusters.

Microsoft .NET Framework is part of the automation picture in HDInsight. Existing .NET developers can now leverage their skillset to automate workflows in ...

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