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.

Stay tuned for more articles in this series!

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About Dattatrey Sindol (Datta)

Datta is a Microsoft BI Enthusiast, passionate developer, and a blogger. View Full Profile

Posted on December 30, 2014, in Azure HDInsight, Basic Concepts, Big Data, Business Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Hadoop, Windows Azure and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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