Azure HDInsight is one of the most popular services amongst enterprise for open source Hadoop & Spark analytics on Azure. With theplus 50 percent price cut on HDInsight, customers moving to the cloud are reaping more savings than ever.
We are announcing updates to Apache Spark, Apache Kafka, ML Services, Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 and enhancements to Enterprise Security Package. These new capabilities will continue to drive savings for many of our customers. In addition to this, Microsoft is continuing to deepen its commitment to the Apache Hadoop ecosystem and has extended its partnership with Hortonworks to bring the best of Apache Hadoop and the open source big data analytics to the Cloud.