DBTA – Big Data and Microsoft SQL Server HDInsight

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It’s time to follow up with a discussion of Microsoft’s cloud-centric approach to big data using HDInsight.

MICROSOFT SQL SERVER AND BIG DATA IN THE CLOUD

HDInsight is a 100% Apache Hadoop service, currently at v2.2, available through Microsoft’s Windows Azure cloud offerings. HDInsight makes all of the standard features you’d expect from a Hadoop implementation—the HDFS/MapReduce software framework and related projects such as Pig and Hive—available in a simple, scalable, and fairly cheap cloud environment. Behind the scenes, HDInsight uses Windows Azure Blob storage to manage and store data as its default file system.

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