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You can find HDInsight on Azure here: https://www.hadooponazure.com

Getting started: http://gettingstarted.hadooponazure.com/

Getting started blog post on MSDN:  http://blogs.msdn.com/b/windowsazure/archive/2012/10/24/getting-started-with-windows-azure-hdinsight-service.aspx

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