HDInsight is Microsoft’s Hadoop-based distribution.

HDInsight comes in two flavors:

HDInsight Server for local on-premise installation of the Hadoop distribution, this will allow to build local cluster with your own Hadoop Hive able to run Hadoop Jobs, on clip_image001top of that fully integration with Microsoft BI Stack

HDInsight on Azure Service is the easiest way to deploy, manage and scale Hadoop based solution. Current release includes:

    • HDFS and Map/Reduce
    • Pig
    • Hive
    • Sqoop

HDInsight: