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Getting Started with HDInsight – Part 3 – Creating an HDInsight Cluster in Microsoft Azure Cloud

Continuing the Getting Started with HDInsight series, let us get started with some hands-on. Now that we have gained sufficient ground in the Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, in Part 3, we will take a look at the following aspects of HDInsight and work through a series of steps to create a cluster.

  • Creating an HDInsight Cluster with the Azure Management Portal
  • Creating an HDInsight Cluster with Windows Azure PowerShell

In these two different approaches, we will create an Azure Storage Account followed by an HDInsight cluster. Please note the following pre-requisites before getting started with this article:

To be able to create an Azure HDInsight Cluster, we need an active Windows Azure Subscription. If you do not have one, you can sign up for a free trial here: Windows Azure – Free one-month trial.

To continue reading, catch the full article here: Getting Started with HDInsight – Part 3 – Creating an HDInsight Cluster in Microsoft Azure Cloud.

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Getting Started with HDInsight – Part 2 – Introduction to Azure HDInsight PowerShell

In Part 1 of Getting Started with HDInsight series, we saw an overview of HDInsight and other relevant aspects of HDInsight.

In Part 2 of Getting Started with HDInsight series, we will take a look at Azure HDInsight PowerShell and how it can be used with HDInsight:

  • Azure PowerShell cmdlets for HDInsight
  • Installing the Azure PowerShell Cmdlets
  • Configuring PowerShell Environment for the Azure Subscription

To continue reading, catch the full article here: Getting Started with HDInsight – Part 2 – Introduction to Azure HDInsight PowerShell.

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Getting Started with HDInsight – Part 1 – Introduction to HDInsight

After the success of my Big Data Basics series, I was thinking of writing about HDInsight and I finally started with the Getting Started with HDInsight series.

In Part 1 of Getting Started with HDInsight series, we will take a look at the following aspects of HDInsight:

  • Difference between a Typical Hadoop and a Typical HDInsight Architectures
  • Benefits of using Azure Blob Storage with HDInsight
  • Different Ways of Deploying Hadoop on Microsoft’s Azure Cloud
    • Manual Deployment
    • Azure HDInsight Deployment

To continue reading, catch the full article here: Getting Started with HDInsight – Part 1 – Introduction to HDInsight.

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