Azure HDInisght was recently updated with version 9.3 of ML Services in HDInsight, which provides integration with R and Python. In particular, it makes it possible to run R and Python within HDInsight's managed Spark instance. The integration provides:
- R and Python support, with interaction via Visual Studio, VS Code, or RStudio
- Specialized distributed analytics libraries for R and Python
- Simple operationalization of R and Python with Spark
- Interoperability with Sparklyr, pyspark and H2O.ai
In the episode of Data Exposed embedded below, you can learn more about the ML Service 9.3 in HDInsight and see some demos of the R and Python integration.