Azure Government Data + Analytics

This article outlines the data and analytics services, variations, and considerations for the Azure Government environment.

HDInsight

HDInsight on Linux Standard is generally available in Azure Government. You can see a demo on how to build data-centric solutions on Azure Government using HDInsight.

Variations

The following HDInsight features are not currently available in Azure Government.

  • HDInsight is not available on Windows.
  • Azure Data Lake Store is not currently available in Azure Government. Azure Blob Storage is the only available storage option currently.

The URLs for Log Analytics are different in Azure Government:

Service Type Azure Public Azure Government
HDInsight Cluster *.azurehdinsight.net *.azurehdinsight.us

For secured virtual networks, you will want to allow Network Security Groups (NSGs) access to certain IP addresses and ports. For Azure Government, you should allow the follow IP addresses (all with an Allowed port of 443):

Region Allowed IP addresses Allowed port
USGov Iowa 13.72.184.124
13.72.190.110
443
USGov Virginia 13.72.49.126
13.72.55.55
443

For more information, see HDInsight public documentation.

Power BI

Power BI US Government is generally available as part of the Office 365 US Government Community subscriptions. You can learn about Power BI US Government here.

You can see a demo on how to build data-centric solutions on Azure Government using Power BI

Variations

Power BI does not yet have Portal support in the Azure Government Portal.

The URLs for Power BI are different in US Government:

Service Type Power BI Commercial Power BI US Government
Power BI URL app.powerbi.com app.powerbigov.us

Power BI Embedded

For details on this service and how to use it, see Azure Power BI Embedded Documentation.

Variations

Power BI Embedded does not yet have Portal support in the Azure Government Portal.

Azure Analysis Services

For information on this service and how to use it, see Azure Analysis Services Documentation.

Next Steps

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