Windows Azure HDInsight Adds Hadoop 2.2 Cluster Support

Last October, Microsoft released HDInsight, its cloud-based subscription Hadoop implementation. That service has now been beefed up with support for Hadoop 2.2 clusters.

Other enhancements in the latest update include performance improvements and enhanced data compression. Hit the blog post for the full details.

Windows Azure HDInsight supports preview clusters of Hadoop 2.2 [Windows Azure Team Blog]

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