CHAPTER 9

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Consuming HDInsight from Self-Service BI Tools

Self-service (Business Intelligence) BI is the talk of the town at the moment. As the term suggests, self-service BI is a concept through which you can perform basic data analysis and extract intelligence out of that data with easy-to-use tools, without needing to hire a suite of BI experts or implement a data warehouse solution. Self-service BI is certainly a trend toward the consumerization of IT and BI. The trend is that an individual or even a really small-scale and growing company can afford BI to implement a better decision-making process. This chapter will focus on the various self-service ...

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