On November 21, Microsoft announced the general availability of Azure Data Lake Store. Azure Data Lake Store is a hyperscale cloud storage for big data analytics built to the open Hadoop File System (HDFS) standard. Azure Data Lake Store provides enterprise grade security, including SSL and encryption at rest by default along with role based access control.
Today we are excited to announce the public preview of HDInsight HBase on Azure Data Lake Store. Customers can harness the power of a columnar NoSQL distributed database with the proven performance and infinite scalability of Azure Data Lake Store. Azure Data Lake Store has no limits to capacity so customers will never need to worry about the limitations of their storage system. Furthermore, customers can store all their data and do all their analytics in one single storage account.