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June 2016

6 Jun

General availability: Spark on HDInsight

NOW AVAILABLE

Spark on Azure HDInsight is generally available. It brings an industry-leading availability SLA of 99.9 percent, scalable storage, and productivity tools for interactive big-data exploration and development.

  • HDInsight
6 Jun

General availability: HDInsight Tools for IntelliJ

We're excited to announce the general availability of the HDInsight Tools plug-in for IntelliJ, which helps users develop Java Spark applications on Azure HDInsight.

  • HDInsight

April 2016

29 Apr

New Dv2 instances for Azure HDInsight

A new instance size, D5 v2, extends the Dv2-Series for Azure HDInsight. It has 16 cores and 56 GB of memory.

  • HDInsight
5 Apr

HDInsight enables customizations to live, running clusters

HDInsight enables Script Action–based customizations to live, running clusters.

  • HDInsight
1 Apr

Azure HDInsight supports R for machine learning and new updates to Spark and Hadoop

Azure HDInsight can run 100 percent open-source R to do machine learning and has new updates on the latest Hadoop and Spark components from Hortonworks.

  • HDInsight

February 2016

19 Feb

Public preview: HDInsight Tools for IntelliJ

IN PREVIEW

HDinsight Tools for IntelliJ (Preview) makes HDInsight Spark development easier. Check out this service update to learn more!

  • HDInsight
4 Feb

Azure HDInsight leverages new generation of D-Series instances

Azure HDInsight is now available on Dv2-Series instances, which offer CPUs that run up to 35 percent faster than the current D-Series.

  • HDInsight

December 2015

16 Dec

Azure HDInsight supports latest projects from Apache Hadoop

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure HDInsight now supports the latest projects from Apache Hadoop.

  • HDInsight

October 2015

2 Oct

General availability: Apache Hadoop on Linux in HDInsight

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now select Linux clusters when deploying Apache Hadoop workloads in Azure HDInsight and more easily move existing Hadoop workloads into the cloud with an expanded set of open source, big data components running managed Hadoop in Azure.

  • HDInsight

July 2015

10 Jul

Public preview: Apache Spark for Azure HDInsight

IN PREVIEW

Apache Spark for Azure HDInsight provides a fast and easy way to run interactive data analysis on large data sets.

  • HDInsight

April 2015

8 Apr

HDInsight: HBase cluster type supports cluster scaling

Seamlessly add or remove nodes to your HBase cluster while it is running by using the Cluster Scaling feature.

  • HDInsight

February 2015

18 Feb

Preview: HDInsight on Linux

IN PREVIEW

HDInsight supports deploying to Linux clusters.

  • HDInsight
18 Feb

General availability: Apache Storm on HDInsight

NOW AVAILABLE

Apache Storm on Azure HDInsight is available, and it makes doing real-time analytics simple.

  • HDInsight
18 Feb

Updated Visual Studio tools for Apache Hive

NOW AVAILABLE

Visual Studio Tools are updated for Apache Hive.

  • HDInsight
18 Feb

Generally availability: Cluster scaling for HDInsight

NOW AVAILABLE

HDInsight supports cluster scaling without deleting or re-creating the clusters.

  • HDInsight
18 Feb

General availability: HDInsight 3.2 supports Hadoop 2.6 and HDP 2.2

NOW AVAILABLE

Hortonworks Data Platform 2.2 with Hadoop 2.6 is now generally available in Azure HDInsight.

  • HDInsight

January 2015

29 Jan

Azure Websites integration with HDInsight for weblog analytics

All customers who deploy their websites and web apps by using Azure Websites can generate weblogs that track all HTTP transactions and errors in detail.

  • App Service
  • HDInsight
29 Jan

General Availability: Script Action for Azure HDInsight

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now customize your Azure HDInsight clusters with projects that are available from the Apache Hadoop ecosystem.

  • HDInsight

December 2014

9 Dec

Microsoft Avro Library updated to include C# code generator

Microsoft Avro Library includes a code generation tool that enables the conversion of JSON schemas into C# types.

  • HDInsight

November 2014

21 Nov

New regions for HDInsight: Japan East, Australia East, and Australia Southeast

HDInsight has expanded its geographical presence to three new regions: Japan East, Australia East, and Australia Southeast.

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  • HDInsight
  • Security

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