Choose the correct HDInsight Configuration to build open-source analytics solutions

Data Engineer
Data Scientist

In this module, you will learn the different configurations for ensuring optimal use of HDInsight from both a performance and cost perspective.

Learning objectives

At the end of this module you will understand:

  • The correct HDInsight configuration options
  • Decision criteria for selecting the correct HDInsight configuration option
  • Analyze a scenario and map it to an HDInsight configuration option
  • Cost Optimization strategies for HDInsight clusters


The following pre-requisite should be completed

  • Successfully log in to the Azure portal
  • Understand the Azure storage options
  • Understand the Azure compute options