Database and Analytics

W20 Big Data Solutions in Azure


4:30pm - 5:45pm

Level: Intermediate

David Giard

Technical Evangelist


Analyzing big data is a challenge, requiring lots of processing power and storage. Cloud Computing is an ideal platform to tackle this problem. HD Insight on Microsoft Azure deploys Hadoop and other open source big data tools to the cloud, making it easier to take advantage of the high scalability of this platform. In this session, you will learn what tools are available in HD Insight and how to use them to store, process, and analyze large amounts of data.

You will learn:

  • About managing big data on Azure
  • Why the cloud is ideal for processing big data
  • How to create and configure Hadoop clusters on Azure