Choose the correct HDInsight Configuration to build open source analytical solutions

Data Engineer
Data Scientist

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

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 login to the Azure Portal
  • Understand the Azure storage options
  • Understand the Azure compute options
  • Create a HDInsight Cluster in the Azure Portal