Apache Hadoop 3 on Azure HDInsight 4.0 is now available

Posted on Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Apache Hadoop 3 on Azure HDInsight 4.0 is now available, backed by our enterprise-grade SLA.

HDInsight 4.0 brings updates to several open source components in the Apache Hadoop and Spark ecosystems. HDInsight 4.0 takes advantage of Apache Hadoop 3.0, which incorporates over 5 years of major upgrades contributed by the open source community across key Apache frameworks such as Hive, Spark, and HBase. New features in Hadoop 3 provide significant improvements to performance, stability, and availability, helping reduce total cost of ownership and accelerating time-to-value.

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