Azure HDInsight: Python samples


Python 2.7 will be deprecated on January 1st 2020. If you are still using Python 2.7, upgrade to 3.7 in order to use the HDInsight Python SDK.

This article provides:

  • Links to samples for cluster creation tasks.
  • Links to reference content for other management tasks.

If you don't have an Azure subscription, create an Azure free account before you begin.


Azure HDInsight SDK for Python

Cluster management - creation

You can get these samples for Python by cloning the hdinsight-python-sdk-samples GitHub repository.

Additional SDK functionality

  • List clusters
  • Delete clusters
  • Resize clusters
  • Monitoring
  • Script Actions

Code snippets for this additional SDK functionality can be found in the HDInsight SDK for Python reference documentation.