Today at Strata + Hadoop World, Microsoft is announcing the preview of Apache Storm clusters on Azure HDInsight. Now, users of Hadoop can gain insights to events as they happen in real-time.
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Microsoft is announcing that Azure HDInsight is available today to all customers in China as a public preview.
On June 6, Microsoft announced HBase as a preview feature of Azure HDInsight. On August 21, we announced the general availability of HBase (along with the preview of Azure DocumentDB and Search). Apache HBase is a columnar NoSQL (“not only Structured Query Language”) distributed database project of the Apache Hadoop ecosystem.
On June 3, Microsoft announced an update to HDInsight to support Hadoop 2.4 for 100x faster queries. Today, we are announcing the preview of Apache HBase clusters inside HDInsight.
Today, at the Hadoop Summit, Microsoft is announcing that Azure HDInsight supports Hadoop 2.4. This is the next release of our 100 percent Apache Hadoop-based distribution for Microsoft Azure.