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What is Azure HDInsight ?

What is Azure HDInsight | Azure HDInsight

20/08/2020 Azure, 11698 Views

Azure HDInsight

In this article we will cover the following topics:

  • What is Azure HDInsight?
  • What is BigData?
  • Reasons to use Azure HDInsight
  • Areas / Scenarios for HDInsight
  • Resources

What is Azure HDInsight?

Azure HDInsight is a service from Azure which is an opensource analytics service in the cloud for enterprises. Users may use open-source frameworks for instance  - Hadoop, Apache, R, etc. It is a cloud distribution of Hadoop Components, provides easy, fast, and cost-effective to process huge data.

What is BigData?

BigData is a collection of huge data, be it structured, unstructured, or even mixed, at high volumes, and even in any format, maybe even raw.

Reasons to use Azure HDInsight

  • Global Availability
  • Monitoring
  • Secure
  • Low cost
  • Cloud-Native
  • Scalable
  • Extensibility
  • Productivity

Areas / Scenarios for HDInsight

Azure HDInsight can be used in various ways but not limited to, some of them are as follows:

  • DataScience
  • IoT
  • Hybrid
  • Data warehousing