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  1. HDInsight Security insight and integration with Active Directory documentation

    Document how security is implemented with AD integration in an Enterprise HDInsight multi-node cluster.

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  2. HDInsight AutoScale

    Please provide auto scale option in HDInsight for scaling down and scale up of Cluster based on usage/query running.

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  3. Support attaching to a read-only storage account

    It is common to attach two storage accounts to an HDInsight cluster. The secondary storage account is the source and is intended to be read-only. We create an external table on top of the source files and then insert to tables living in the default storage account which is read-write.

    Please add support for HDInsight to attach to a storage account as read-only so we can 100% ensure we don't write to the source account?

    I don't know if this would require blob storage adding a read-only storage account key or if this would be a flag in HDInsight or…

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    1 comment  ·  Platform  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    HDInsight supports creating read-only clusters using SAS tokens. We are currently updating our documentation to provide sample and more details. I’ll update this thread with a link to the sample and documentation by the end of this week.

    -Adnan | PM | HDInsight

    As a follow up to Adnan’s comment we do have a blog post below which shows how to do this:

    https://gist.github.com/mwinkle/a0b16be59b4e00de3bba

    The config to use as provided in the link is fs.azure.sas…blob.core.windows.net in core-site.xml

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