Microsoft Azure Data Lake Service Expands Offering to Include Storage, Analytics and HD Insight

Microsoft previously announced a new Azure Data Lake service that would provide the repository for massively scalable big data storage.  The service has been refined and expanded to now include:

Azure Data Lake Store: what was previously announced as Azure Data Lake, provides a massively scalable repository for capturing data built on HDFS.

Azure Data Lake Analytics: a new service built on Apache YARN for performing distributed analytics.

Azure HD Insight: full managed Hadoop clusters, now available on Linux as well as Windows.

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