Extend your on-premises big data investments with HDInsight

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This solution idea describes how to extend your on-premises big data investments to the cloud and transform your business by using the advanced analytics capabilities of Azure HDInsight.


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  1. Establish ExpressRoute between on-premises infrastructure and Microsoft datacenters, to allow private connection for reliable, speedy, and secure data replication from an on-premises Hadoop setup to an Azure HDInsight cluster.
  2. Install the WANdisco Fusion server in the same Azure Virtual Network as the HDInsight cluster, which allows the server to access the cluster in a secure manner.
  3. Install the WANdisco Fusion app on a HDInsight cluster (new or existing). In the License key field, enter the Public IP of the Fusion Server.
  4. Configure the Fusion App on an HDInsight cluster to set up continuous active replication from on-premises large data/Hadoop deployments to Azure HDInsight, multi-region replication, backup and restore, and more.


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This solution idea describes how to extend your on-premises big data investments to the cloud.

Potential use cases

The integration of WANdisco Fusion with Azure HDInsight presents an enterprise solution that enables organizations to meet stringent data availability and compliance requirements while seamlessly moving production data at petabyte scale from on-premises big data deployments to Microsoft Azure.


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