This week at DataWorks Summit, we are pleased to announce general availability of Azure HDInsight 3.6 backed by our enterprise grade SLA. HDInsight 3.6 brings updates to various open source components in Apache Hadoop & Spark eco-system to the cloud, allowing customers to deploy them easily and run them reliably on an enterprise grade platform.
Azure HDInsight 3.6 is a major update to the core Apache Hadoop & Spark platform as well as with various open source components. HDInsight 3.6 has the latest Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) 2.6 platform, a collaborative effort between Microsoft and Hortonworks to bring HDP to market cloud-first.
Read about it on the Azure blog.