- In the POWER QUERY ribbon tab, click From Other Sources > From Windows Azure HDInsight.
- In the Microsoft Windows Azure HDInsight dialog box, enter an Account Name.
- Click OK.
- In the Access Windows Azure HDInsight dialog box, enter your Account Key, and click Save.
Note If you need to retrieve your key, return to the Windows Azure Portal, select your storage account, and click on the Manage Access Key icon on the bottom of the page. Click on the copy icon to the right of the primary key and paste the value into the wizard.
- In the Query Editor, select your cluster in the Navigator and then find and select a content file.
Note HDInsight has a default Hive table, HiveSampleData.txt, which you can use to learn how data is imported into Excel using the Power Query.
- Click Done and the query imports the Hive Table into Excel.
For a step-by-step guide about how to import data from HDInsight, see How to Connect Excel to Windows Azure HDInsight with Power Query.