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Running Hadoop on Linux using Azure HDInsight

Prerequisite An Azure subscription: See Get Azure free trial.Putty SSH Client For an in depth introduction to Hadoop and Hive and its application using Azure Insight, read the following Wikis Big Data Analytics using Microsoft Azure: IntroductionBig Data Analytics using Microsoft Azure: HiveAnalyze Twitter data with Hive in Azure HDInsightIntroduction

Azure HDInsight deploys and provisions Apache Hadoop clusters in the cloud, providing a software framework designed to manage, analyze, and report on big data.

With the September 2015 release of HDInsight, now customers configure these clusters to run using both a Windows Server Operating System as well as an Ubuntu based Linux Operating System.

HDInsight on Linux enables even broader support for Hadoop ecosystem users to run in HDInsight providing you even greater choice of preferred tools and applications for running Hadoop workloads.

Both Linux and Windows clusters in HDInsight are built on the same standard Hadoop distribution and offe…

Text Analytics API With Azure Machine Learning

This article is about demonstrating the use of Machine Learning to do Sentiment Analysis on texts.

Sentiment Analysis is the process of detecting the feeling or the mood of a person when writing a text (technically called contextual polarity). In other words, it determines whether a piece of writing is positive, negative or neutral.

Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) 2015

On October 1st, 987 exemplary community leaders around the world found out they have received the MVP Award! These individuals were chosen because they have demonstrated their deep commitment to helping others make the most of their technology, voluntarily sharing their passion and real-world knowledge of Microsoft products with the community.

I’m very pleased to announce that I'm one of them and have been awarded the Microsoft Azure Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for 2015!

I would like to that the following people and communities for encouraging and helping me share and contribute to the community for the past years:

1. My family, friends and fiancée for their support.

2. Arnaud Meslier, Technical Evangelist at Microsoft IOI with whom I have been collaborating on different events and boot-camps for the past 3 years.

3. The Microsoft TechNet Community (WikiNinjas) for their collaboration on several Wiki Articles and also for featuring and recognizing several of them in the…