Data distribution

Vlad Rișcuția
Mar 16, 2021 · 6 min read

In a previous article, Azure Data Explorer at the Azure business scale, I talked about how we use Azure Data Explorer as our main data store and how it supports our workloads. I ended the article by talking about some of the scale considerations. This article covers our data distribution model and how we handle scale.

Azure Data Explorer features

First, let’s do a quick overview of the Azure Data Explorer infrastructure and some of the key relevant features. Azure Data Explorer runs on a set of Azure Virtual Machines (VMs) and uses Azure Storage for…