t the engineering level, NetApp and Hortonworks are working together to create new storage solutions for Hadoop that integrate seamlessly with NetApp E-Series storage systems. The joint development efforts will further expand the Apache Hadoop ecosystem and offer enterprises more choices as NetApp storage systems now integrate with Hortonworks’ 100-percent open source data platform.
MicroStrategy has certified the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) 1.3 with MicroStrategy 9.3.1 in order to provide a solution that enables business users to quickly and easily leverage Hadoop data sources and perform advanced analytics that improve decision-making. HDP 1.3 incorporates the most recent advances from the open source community allowing customers to leverage the latest enterprise-focused Hadoop innovations and optimizations. Hortonworks also joined the MicroStrategy Technology Partner Program in order to have access to MicroStrategy technology, technical resources, marketing and sales support to further accelerate Hadoop as the next-generation data platform.
Working with the ApacheTM Hadoop® Community, the Hortonworks and Red Hat engineering teams will work together to accelerate the enablement of the broader file system ecosystem to be used with Apache Hadoop. The companies also announced the integration and support of Hortonworks Data Platform with Red Hat Storage, which can reduce a Hadoop cluster cost by up to 50 percent since customers can now run Hadoop directly on a POSIX-compliant storage node.
The two-day event, hosted by Hortonworks and Yahoo!, will be held at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, Calif., on June 26-27, and is expected to draw more than 2,700 attendees. This excitement around the event is further proof that Hadoop has matured as a key component of the next generation data architecture. The open source community, corporate enterprises and key partners are all excited about Hadoop 2.0 and YARN driving closer to general availability.
HDP 1.3 incorporates the most recent advancements from the open source community, allowing customers to harness the accelerated rate of innovation around Apache Hadoop and its related projects. In addition to providing a tested, integrated distribution of these projects, this release includes a primary focus on enhancements to Apache Hive, the de-facto standard for SQL access in Hadoop.
The alliance ensures that organizations can take advantage of Splunk® Enterprise and Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) utilizing Splunk Hadoop Connect, which easily and reliably moves data between Splunk Enterprise and Hadoop.
Hortonworks Data Platform for Windows is the only distribution that enables organizations to run Hadoop-based applications natively on Windows and Linux, providing a common user experience and interoperability across operating systems. Customers will also have complete portability of their Hadoop applications between on-premises and cloud deployments via HDP for Windows and Microsoft’s Windows Azure HDInsight Service. HDP for Windows offers the millions of customers running their businesses on Microsoft technologies an ecosystem friendly Hadoop-based solution that integrates with familiar business analytics tools such as Microsoft Excel, and is built for the enterprise and Windows.
Cardinal Health, a leading provider of products and services supporting the healthcare industry, has selected to deploy their next generation data architecture based on the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP). The industry’s only true 100-percent open source data platform powered by Apache Hadoop, HDP enables Cardinal Health to better serve its customers’ needs for rapid data management, as part of the supply chain management and business intelligence processes.
Hortonworks, a leading contributor to Apache Hadoop, today announced that it has been selected by AlwaysOn as one of the 2013 OnDemand Top 100 Private Companies in the Cloud Application Platforms category for its Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP), the industry’s only 100-percent open source distribution of Apache Hadoop. The OnDemand 100 features companies with game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players.
Hadoop Summit North America 2013, the premier Apache Hadoop community event, today announced that the program is now available for review http://bit.ly/119Iidb. The oldest and largest Apache Hadoop event is now in its sixth year, bringing together an ever-expanding community of developers, data scientists, architects, administrators, data analysts and vendors all interested in advancing, extending or implementing Apache Hadoop.