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Big Data in Cloud

Apache Phoenix now supports Zeppelin in Azure HDInsight

The HDInsight team is excited to announce Apache Zeppelin Support for Apache Phoenix Phoenix in...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 08/17/2018

Simplifying big data analytics architecture

Fast Interactive BI, data security and end user adoption are three critical challenges for...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 08/17/2018

Ten tools to analyze big data faster

Customers use HDInsight Interactive Query (also called Hive LLAP, or Low Latency Analytical...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 08/14/2018

How to use DBeaver with Azure #HDInsight

DBeaver is SQL client and a database administration tool. It is free and open-source (ASL). DBeaver...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 05/30/2018

HDInsight HBase: Migrating to new HDInsight version

Following are short steps to upgrade your HDInsight HBase cluster with small downtime. Before you...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 05/30/2018

Interactive ad-hoc analysis at petabyte scale with HDInsight Interactive Query

Recording from my BUILD session. You can download the slides from here

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 05/11/2018

What is Azure HDInsight?

Fully managed Big Data Open Source Analytics Service with popular open source frameworks such as...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 05/08/2018

HDInsight# Hive Frequently Asked Questions

In this bog post we have captured some common questions and answers related to Hive in Azure...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 04/27/2018

HDInsight: How to enable Oozie UI in Ambari

Oozie UI can be accessed by creating an Oozie view in Ambari 1.        Go the cluster Ambari...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 03/01/2018

Enable text caching in HDInsight Interactive Query Cluster to get super-fast performance with text data

From Ambari, put these configs in to custom hive-site section and then restart LLAP from Ambari –...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 01/04/2018

XBox: Analytics on petabytes of gaming data with Azure HDInsight

Cross post...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 01/02/2018

Azure HDInsight Performance Insights: Interactive Query, Spark and Presto

Cross post...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 01/02/2018

Azure HDInsight Integration with Azure Log Analytics is now generally available

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Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 12/19/2017

#PowerBI #DirectQuery with #Azure #HDInsight Interactive Query Cluster

Quick video on how to use Azure HDInsight Interactive Query with PowerBI DirectQuery

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 12/12/2017

HDInsight Quick Video Tip # Hadoop, Hive, Spark log analysis in Azure Log Analytics

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 11/27/2017

HDInsight Quick Video Tip # Multi User HDInsight With Ambari

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 11/27/2017

HDInsight Quick Video Tip # Use Azure toolkit for IntelliJ to debug Spark applications remotely

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 11/27/2017

HDInsight Quick Video Tip # Create Hive table on top of raw csv data with HiveView 2.0

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 11/27/2017

Azure #HDInsight @Microsoft Openness Day

I will be speaking at Microsoft Openness day on December 5th. Register here Session Abstract:...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 11/20/2017

Building Petabyte scale Interactive Data Warehouse with Azure HDInsight Interactive Query

My talk from Microsoft Ignite

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 10/03/2017

HDInsight enterprise grade monitoring with Azure Log Analytics

My Channel9 Talk on Enterprise Grade Monitoring in HDInsight

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 10/03/2017

Introducing HDInsight integration with Azure Log Analytics Preview

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Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 10/03/2017

General availability of HDInsight Interactive Query – blazing fast queries on hyper-scale data

Cross post from...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 10/03/2017

HDInsight : BUILD Hive Labs are Available Now

Got some time to learn Big Data Technologies? How about starting with Hive which is considered...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 05/31/2017

Provision HBase cluster with Azure Data Lake Store in a few easy steps

Last week, we announced public preview of HDInsight HBase with Azure Data Lake Store. You can read...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 05/23/2017

Azure HDInsight: How to run Presto in one simple step and query across data sources such as Cosmos DB, SQL DB & Hive

I have seen in past few months many inquiries on how to run Presto in HDInsight In this post we have...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 05/18/2017

Exposing Hive!

I sat down with Justin Scott (Application Development Manager at Microsoft working with our top...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 04/25/2017

Azure HDInsight 3.6 – Five things that will make a data developer happy

Working with Hive, I regularly find myself staring at a csv/tsv/json files wondering where to...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 04/06/2017

Hive Metastore in HDInsight –Tips, Tricks & Best Practices

When you create a Hive table, the table definition (column names, data types, comments, etc.) are...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 03/24/2017

HBase Architecture , Use cases & Best practices in HDInsight

My Channel 9 conversation on HBase in HDInsight and how to get great performance in cloud...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 11/04/2016

HDInsight HBase: 9 things you must do to get great HBase performance

Cross post from ADL blog This post is based on learnings from numerous  HDInsight HBase customer...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 09/02/2016

HDInsight -New self-paced trainings and labs on Hadoop, Hive, HBase, Spark & Storm

cross post from...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 08/28/2016

Apache HBase/Phoenix - Tips , Tricks & Best Practices in Azure HDInsight

We will keep this page updated with HDInsight HBase/ Phoenix related commonly asked questions. You...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 08/28/2016

HDInsight:- Attach additional Azure storage accounts to the cluster

HDInsight supports a notion of the default file system. The default file system implies a default...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 08/25/2016

Azure HDInsight HBase - A NoSql database like no other

Apache HBase is an open source NoSQL database that provides real-time read/write access to large...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 07/08/2016

Milliman – Going “BIG” in the Cloud with Microsoft

It’s great to see the innovation that Milliman are driving in the cloud. Paul Maher, CTO -...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 07/12/2015

Windows 10 - App to App communication in Universal Windows Applications

Windows 10 provides many techniques that developers can use for inter- app communications. Publisher...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 05/20/2015

Windows Phone 8.1– Hardware Back Button & WebView

Webview is excellent control to display html contents within your Windows Phone 8.1 Application. One...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 11/06/2014

WinRT ScrollViewer - Find scroll position (Top or Bottom)

While building Windows Phone, Windows 8.1 or Universal Windows 8.1 applications I needed to find...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 11/05/2014

New Azure tooling for IntelliJ IDEA

We’ve had first class support for JAVA in Azure for quite some time, and there are thousands...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 10/28/2014

Universal Windows App- How to disable scroll in WebView?

I ran into this problem while working with a partner. There no good solutions out there hence the...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 09/17/2014

How to obtain battery information in Windows Store Applications?

Some applications need to display battery information to the users all the times. Today WINRT api's...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 06/20/2014

TechEd 2014 North America - Sessions Recordings & Blogs

TechEd Sessions and Recordings What's New in Microsoft Azure IaaS...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 05/20/2014

Cloud latency challenges and solutions

There are a number of benefits in deploying an application to the cloud, but also some challenges...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 05/12/2014

Following post contains key Azure related announcements from TechEd 2014 Azure ExpressRoute We...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 05/12/2014

Azure Subscription and Service Limits, Quotas, and Constraints

We have just made public Azure subscription & service limits. This is will be helpful...

Author: AshishThapliyal Date: 05/12/2014

Apache Cordova integrated in Visual Studio for Multi-Device Hybrid App development

Interested in building cross platform HTML 5 apps with Visual Studio? Announced today, The preview...

Author: ashish_1 Date: 05/12/2014


On November 16th there is a great event planned at PDC called Windows 7 developer boot camp. This is...

Author: ashish_1 Date: 09/23/2009

Microsoft Professional Developer Conference 09

The Professional Developers Conference (PDC) is the definitive developer event focused on the...

Author: ashish_1 Date: 09/19/2009