HDInsight Tooling has new capabilities
Updated: January 28, 2019
Azure HDInsight Tools for VSCode
The Azure HDInsight Tools for VSCode are now generally available. They provide you with best-in-class authoring experiences for Apache Hive batch jobs, interactive Hive queries, and PySpark jobs. HDInsight Tools for VSCode feature a cross-platform, lightweight, keyboard-focused code editor which removes constraints and dependencies on a platform. It can be run smoothly on Windows, Linux and Mac.
Spark diagnosis and debugging toolkit
A number of enhancements have been added to the rich development and debugging capabilities of HDInsight for Spark developers, including:
- Job graph with playback and heatmap identifying read/write bottlenecks.
- Executor usage analysis showing executors’ utilization and job execution efficiency.
- Data skew detection and analysis.
- Job specific data management including data preview, download, and copy.