Connecting Power View to Hadoop on Azure–An #awesomesauce way to view Big Data in the Cloud

The post Connecting PowerPivot to Hadoop on Azure – Self Service BI to Big Data in the Cloud provided the step-by-step details on how to connect PowerPivot to your Hadoop on Azure cluster.   And while this is really powerful, one of the great features as part of SQL Server 2012 is Power View (formerly known as Project Crescent).  With Power ‘View, the SQL Server BI stack extends the concept of Self Service BI (PowerPivot) to Self service Reporting.

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Above is a screenshot of the Power View Mobile Hive Sample that is built on top of the PowerPivot workbook created in the Connecting PowerPivot to Hadoop on Azure blog post.  But taking a different medium, the steps to create a Power View report with Hadoop on Azure source can be seen in the YouTube video below.

Power View Report to Hadoop on Azure

Enjoy!

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  1. […] Lee (@dennylee) described Connecting Power View to Hadoop on Azure–An #awesomesauce way to view Big Data in the Cloud in a 2/10/2012 post: The post Connecting PowerPivot to Hadoop on Azure – Self Service BI to Big […]

  2. […] With the upcoming release of SQL Server 2012, the new and cooler way to connect to a PowerPivot workbook within SharePoint is to use Power View which addresses the concept of Self Service Reporting (similar to how PowerPivot addresses Self Service BI).  I even have a cool YouTube video showing how to connect Power View to Hadoop on Azure: https://dennyglee.com/2012/02/10/connecting-power-view-to-hadoop-on-azurean-awesomesauce-way-to-view-… […]

  3. […] example, let’s take the Hive Mobile Sample data as noted in my post: Connecting Power View to Hadoop on Azure.  As noted in Office 2013 Power View, Bing Maps, Hive, and Hadoop on Azure … oh my!, you can […]

  4. […] example, let’s take the Hive Mobile Sample data as noted in my post: Connecting Power View to Hadoop on Azure. As noted in Office 2013 Power View, Bing Maps, Hive, and Hadoop on Azure … oh my!, you can […]

  5. […] was great to see how easy it is to get from Hadoop to PowerPivot and Power View (even better told by Denny Lee) as well as read a white paper discussing how to leverage Hadoop from […]

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