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Visual Studio 2013 and .NET 4.5 Expert Cookbook by Abhishek Sur

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Working with HDInsight (Hadoop) for Big Data processing

SQL Azure provides a relational database technology to the Windows Azure platform. However, sometimes the data becomes so vast that it could not be handled using a relational database. Even sometimes, the data that needs to be analyzed is not relational at all. Hadoop is a new technology that has been introduced recently to help in analyzing Big Data problems.

Hadoop is an Apache-based open source project. This technology stores data in Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) and then lets the developers create MapReduce jobs to analyze that data. The main advantages of a Hadoop filesystem is that it stores data in multiple servers, and then allows to run chunks of MapReduce jobs, letting Big ...

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