Why read this?
- Find out how additional grouping parameters and type of an arithmetic operation affect the throughput
- Learn about the dependency between the number of MapReduce tasks and the speed of calculations
- Discover how the HDFS block size (8 MB, 64 MB, and 256 MB) influences performance
- Reveal what’s new in Windows Azure HDInsight—the updated version of the service and get more details on the .NET SDK for Hadoop