Without much fanfare, the Azure PowerShell commandlets have been updated as of 31 March 2015 to version 0.8.16. More pertaining to the update can be read here:
If you’ve been watching the Azure Content repo on GitHub you probably noticed a ton of things pertaining to HDInsight being committed. Well, you guessed it, there are a lot of new additions when it comes to Azure HDInsight, specifically on Linux when to provide:
– Support for creating, deleting, listing, and submitting jobs to HDInsight clusters with Linux Operating System.
Additionally there are several additions to the Azure Insights (Operational Insights in this case I believe) to include the following:
– Added cmdlets
If you haven’t clicked on the link at the top yet, head on over to the Web Platform Installer or the Windows Standalone installer to get moving forward with the 0.8.16 build of the Azure PowerShell commandlets.
Also, if you’re using Visual Studio, there was a point release update to version 2.5.1 that might be of interest to you – .NET SDK for Visual Studio.