The power of Azure Data Lake is that you can use a variety of different file types to process data (from Azure Data Lake Analytics). But in order to use JSON, you need to register some assemblies first.
The assemblies are available on Github for download. Unfortunately you need to download the solution, and compile it on your machine. So I’ve also made the 2 DLL’s you need available via direct download:
Click through for links to the assemblies and instructions on how to register them. And to continue my long-running joke that every .NET project has as a core requirement Newtonsoft.Json.