Introduction to Azure HDInsight

Database Administrator
Data Engineer
Data Scientist
Azure HDInsight

You can use Azure HDInsight to process big data in many scenarios, either historical or real-time. HDInsight supports popular open-source frameworks that support many scenarios including extract, transform, data warehousing, and others.

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you'll be able to:

  • Evaluate whether Azure HDInsight can help your organization process big data.
  • Describe how Azure HDInsight uses popular open-source frameworks such as Hadoop, Spark, Hive, LLAP, Kafka, and others.


  • Good working experience with Azure
  • Good working experience with big data platforms