Abstract Proponents of Big Data have been trying to get their companies to implement large scale analytics in any kind of iteration, but many companies just don’t know how to get started. Julie explained it this way, “At the core, Azure Data Lake is really just HDInsight, which is Hadoop, but what it has now is a familiar-feeling place to start. Just like SSMS for relational data, with Azure Data Lake you don’t have to think about infrastructure and architecture like you would if you were implementing Hadoop for yourself.“

Read the rest of the article by Digital Mettle founder Jason Mac Entee at: https://blogs.partner.microsoft.com/mpn/azure-data-lake-and-the-new-frontier-of-big-data/