This document covers the architectural aspects of deploying and operating the MapR Converged Data Platform on the Microsoft Azure platform, targeting those users who have knowledge of MapR and are getting ready to deploy on the Microsoft Azure cloud. IT and Cloud Architects who are responsible for designing and deploying MapR based big data solutions in the Microsoft Azure cloud will benefit significantly from this content. We will not get into the specifics of MapR and deployment options or the details of deploying to Microsoft Azure. We assume familiarity with MapR concepts.
We will bring in the relevant Azure services perspective for achieving the architecture quality attributes and use them as a checklist for MapR deployments to Azure. We will be selectively pointing out the MapR capabilities and features as relevant to Azure deployments. Please refer to the official MapR documentation for detailed MapR concepts and Microsoft Azure documentation for more details on Microsoft Azure.