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
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
- Low cost
Areas / Scenarios for HDInsight
Azure HDInsight can be used in various ways but not limited to, some of them are as follows:
- Data warehousing