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June 6, 2016 - 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.
June 6, 2016 - 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.
April 29, 2016 - A new instance size, D5 v2, extends the Dv2-Series for Azure HDInsight. It has 16 cores and 56 GB of memory.