Apache Hadoop 3 on Azure HDInsight 4.0 is now available
Updated: April 17, 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.