Creating and configuring a HDInsight cluster

Data Engineer
Data Scientist

In this module, you will learn how to create a HDInsight Cluster, monitor a cluster and be aware of common provisioning issues.

Learning objectives

In this module you will:

  • Create an HDInsight Spark Cluster
  • Execute queries on an HDInsight Spark Cluster
  • Monitor an HDInsight Spark Cluster
  • Learn how to fix common provisioning issues


The following pre-requisite should be completed:

  • Successfully login to the Azure portal
  • Understand the Azure storage options
  • Understand the Azure compute options
  • Create and configure a HDInsight Cluster in the Azure portal