Hadoop on Azure

For those who may be unaware, Microsoft are offering Hadoop capability hosted in Azure (Microsoft’s cloud hosting ecosystem). There is scant information at the official site but this blog by Avkash Chauhan on MSDN is one good source of detail.

Anyway, I’m in on the CTP and I’m going to figure out what it’s all about and bring you on the journey. As a taster, here’s what it looks like:

Hadoop on Azure
Hadoop on Azure

I also needed to set up a SQL Azure instance as well, which was incredibly easy, so I’m going to have to start exploring that as well. Some busy blogging and tweeting days ahead…

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