Comparing Azure-Hosted Hadoop Services

Three Microsoft hosted Hadoop-based data management services, Azure HDInsight, Azure Data Lake, and Azure Databricks, are based on Apache's Hadoop software framework, a popular solution for Big Data storage and analysis.

The services provide many of the same features, and they all separate storage and computing resources to allow customers to maintain a data repository at a steady rate and deploy computing resources as needed to meet query demand. While they deliver many of the same capabilities, the services are designed for different workloads.

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