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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.
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.
A new instance size, D5 v2, extends the Dv2-Series for Azure HDInsight. It has 16 cores and 56 GB of memory.
HDInsight enables Script Action–based customizations to live, running clusters.
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 Tools for IntelliJ (Preview) makes HDInsight Spark development easier. Check out this service update to learn more!
Azure HDInsight is now available on Dv2-Series instances, which offer CPUs that run up to 35 percent faster than the current D-Series.
Azure HDInsight now supports the latest projects from Apache Hadoop.
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.
Apache Spark for Azure HDInsight provides a fast and easy way to run interactive data analysis on large data sets.
Seamlessly add or remove nodes to your HBase cluster while it is running by using the Cluster Scaling feature.
HDInsight supports deploying to Linux clusters.
Apache Storm on Azure HDInsight is available, and it makes doing real-time analytics simple.
Visual Studio Tools are updated for Apache Hive.
HDInsight supports cluster scaling without deleting or re-creating the clusters.
Hortonworks Data Platform 2.2 with Hadoop 2.6 is now generally available in Azure HDInsight.
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.
You can now customize your Azure HDInsight clusters with projects that are available from the Apache Hadoop ecosystem.
Microsoft Avro Library includes a code generation tool that enables the conversion of JSON schemas into C# types.
HDInsight has expanded its geographical presence to three new regions: Japan East, Australia East, and Australia Southeast.
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