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May 2019

9 May

Corrected billing for Azure SQL Data Warehouse and other Azure services

We’ve corrected billing for Azure SQL Data Warehouse and other Azure services that affected EA customers only.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • HDInsight
  • Virtual Machines
  • Services
6 May

HBase accelerated writes in Azure HDInsight is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

HBase accelerated writes significantly improves the value proposition for low-latency, high-throughput NoSQL workloads.

  • HDInsight
  • Services
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
  • Open Source
6 May

Autoscale for Azure HDInsight is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Autoscale which automatically scales your Spark, Hive or MapReduce HDInsight clusters up or down based on load or a pre-defined schedule, is now in preview.

  • HDInsight
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
  • Open Source

April 2019

24 Apr

Changes to HDInsight cluster configuration access

NOW AVAILABLE

We are introducing some important changes to support more fine-grained, role-based access to sensitive configuration information from HDInsight clusters. As part of these changes, some user action may be required.

  • HDInsight
  • Security
  • SDK and Tools
23 Apr

Azure HDInsight is now available in China East 2

IN DEVELOPMENT

Four regions are available in China: China East, China North, China North 2 and China East 2.

  • HDInsight
  • Regions & Datacenters
17 Apr

Apache Hadoop 3 on Azure HDInsight 4.0 is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

New features in Hadoop 3 provide significant improvements to performance, stability and availability, helping reduce total cost of ownership and accelerating time-to-value.

  • HDInsight
  • Services
  • Open Source

March 2019

7 Mar

HDInsight networking resources provisioned in the HDInsight resource group

NOW AVAILABLE

The networking resources (such as NICs and load balancers) for new Azure HDInsight clusters created in a virtual network are now provisioned in the same HDInsight cluster resource group.

  • HDInsight
  • Services
  • Features
6 Mar

Azure HDInsight is now available in France Central

Across the world, Azure HDInsight is available in 29 public regions, including France Central.

  • HDInsight
  • Regions & Datacenters

February 2019

5 Feb

Ev3 and ESv3 series VMs are available in Azure HDInsight

Ev3 and ESv3 series VMs are available in Azure HDInsight.

  • HDInsight
  • Features
4 Feb

Azure HDInsight available in US DoD East, US DoD Central, US Gov Texas

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure HDInsight is now available in US DoD East, US DoD Central and US Gov Texas.

  • HDInsight
  • Regions & Datacenters

January 2019

28 Jan

HDInsight Tooling has new capabilities

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure HDInsight Tools for VSCode are now generally available (GA). They provide you with best-in-class authoring experiences for Apache Hive batch jobs, interactive Hive queries and PySpark jobs.

  • HDInsight
  • Services

November 2018

15 Nov

Azure HDInsight is now available in China North 2

Azure HDInsight is now available in China North 2.

  • HDInsight
  • HDInsight Linux
  • R Server for HDInsight
  • Regions & Datacenters

October 2018

17 Oct

General availability: HDInsight Hadoop Enterprise Security Package

NOW AVAILABLE

Easily set up an HDInsight cluster with Enterprise Security Package that’s joined to an Azure AD DS managed domain.

  • HDInsight
  • Azure Active Directory Domain Services
  • Security
  • Features

September 2018

26 Sep

Stream Analytics: Output partitioning to Blob storage by custom date and time formats

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Stream Analytics users can now partition output to Azure Blob storage based on custom date and time formats.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Azure Databricks
  • HDInsight
  • Features
24 Sep

Developer tools enhancements for Apache Spark on Azure HDInsight

NOW AVAILABLE

We’re bringing several exciting new enhancements to developer tools for Apache Spark on Azure HDInsight.

  • HDInsight
  • Services
24 Sep

Enterprise Security Package for Azure HDInsight generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Enterprise Security Package for Azure HDInsight is now generally available.

  • HDInsight
  • Services
24 Sep

HDInsight 4.0 in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure HDInsight 4.0 Preview is now available, backed by our enterprise-grade SLA.

  • HDInsight
  • Services

August 2018

20 Aug

Kafka 1.1 support on Azure HDInsight

NOW AVAILABLE

HDInsight now supports Kafka 1.1.

  • HDInsight

June 2018

27 Jun

Updates to Hadoop, Spark, and Data Lake Storage Gen2 on Azure HDInsight

NOW AVAILABLE

We’re announcing several new capabilities across a wide range of OSS frameworks and support of Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 on Azure HDInsight.

  • HDInsight
  • Services
  • Features

September 2017

26 Sep

Azure HDInsight – Interactive querying and Log Analytics

IN PREVIEW

HDInsight now has two additional features available – HDI Interactive Query and Azure Log Analytics.

  • HDInsight
  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features

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