Microsoft Azure HDInsight Now Available in China, Australia, And Japan East

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Few months back, Microsoft became the first global cloud provider to have a publicly available cloud Hadoop offering in China in public preview. Today, Microsoft announced that Azure HDInsight is now generally available (GA) in China, so both local Chinese organizations and multi-national corporations with offices in China can spin up a Hadoop cluster within minutes.

Microsoft also announced that Azure HDInsight is available in Australia datacenters (East and Southeast) as well as in Japan East. To see the service availability of HDInsight, go here.