Analytics in HDInsight

  Azure HDInsight is an open-source analytics and cloud base service. Azure HDInsight is easy, fast, and cost-effective for processing the massive amounts of data. There are many different use case scenarios for HDInsight such as extract, transform, and load (ETL), data warehousing, machine learning, IoT and so forth. The main benefit of using HDInsight Read more about Analytics in HDInsight[…]

How to generate 1 billion rows using U-SQL

I was interested in generating some dummy data to do some load testing in MS Azure and came up with a pretty nifty way to generate lots and lots of data using U-SQL. ┬áThe tip is to simply create a small U-SQL custom generator and use it to extract from a dummy file. First I Read more about How to generate 1 billion rows using U-SQL[…]

Interactive Charts using R and Power BI: Create Custom Visual Part 2

In the last posts, I have explained the main process of creating R custom visuals. In this post I am going to show how to: 1- Have more custom visuals 2- Different charts that we can have in Power BI 3- Explain some issues Have more custom visuals to have more R visuals, it is Read more about Interactive Charts using R and Power BI: Create Custom Visual Part 2[…]

5 interesting points from MDIS 2017

After a whirlwind 4 days in Seattle I finally have some time to think back over the Microsoft Data Insights Summit and digest what were probably some of the more interesting points to come out of the Summit. ┬áMost of these came from the keynote so if you would like more detail on any of Read more about 5 interesting points from MDIS 2017[…]

Power BI and Spark on Azure HDInsight; Step by Step Guide

Power BI can connect to many data sources as you know, and Spark on Azure HDInsight is one of them. In area of working with Big Data applications you would probably hear names such as Hadoop, HDInsight, Spark, Storm, Data Lake and many other names. Spark and Hadoop are both frameworks to work with big Read more about Power BI and Spark on Azure HDInsight; Step by Step Guide[…]

Introduction to Microsoft Big Data Solution – Microsoft HDInsight

Big Data is one of the hottest topics on data systems nowadays. Many of organizations tries to find a clue to start work with Big Data, and there are many courses and conference sessions on Big Data. Microsoft as a Database and software vendor started to provide specific solutions for Big Data. In this post Read more about Introduction to Microsoft Big Data Solution – Microsoft HDInsight[…]