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More from Jeff Sposetti

We are pleased to announce the latest release of Apache Ambari 2.4 which further simplifies Hadoop Operations. With Ambari 2.4 (which is part of the recently released Hortonworks Data Platform 2.5, enterprises can plan, install and securely configure the Hortonworks Data Platform and easily provide ongoing maintenance and management. This new release includes an integrated […]

Big data is changing the way enterprises interact with and consume data. Modern data platforms, such as Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) and Hortonworks Data Flow (HDF), are driving a data revolution by powering new workloads and analytic applications. This week, there are thousands of attendees in San Jose at Hadoop Summit 2016 learning about the […]

We are excited to announce the release of Cloudbreak 1.2. Cloudbreak, which is part of the Hortonworks Data Platform, serves as the unifying system for enterprises looking to easily and securely provision HDP workloads across cloud infrastructure. Cloudbreak simplifies the experience of provisioning and managing cloud resources together with Hadoop workloads. This enables the IT […]

What an exciting time for Hadoop, for the Community and for Hortonworks. Last week, we announced our strategy around Open and Connected Data Platforms. And followed-up with the latest release of our flagship product, the Hortonworks Data Platform 2.4. This included the release of Apache Ambari 2.2, which will further enable enterprises to harness the […]

Hortonworks and VMware have been working jointly for more than two years. We worked with VMware on the initial launch of Serengeti, on Apache Hadoop High Availability and on projects to do with validating and performance testing the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) software on the VMware vSphere platform. One of the results of this activity […]

It’s been a busy year for Apache Ambari. Keeping up with the rapid innovation in the open community certainly is exciting. We’ve already seen six releases this year to maintain a steady drumbeat of new features and usability guardrails. We have also seen some exciting announcements of new folks jumping into the Ambari community. With […]

Apache Hadoop clusters grow and change with use. Maybe you used Apache Ambari to build your initial cluster with a base set of Hadoop services targeting known use cases and now you want to add other services for new use cases. Or you may just need to expand the storage and processing capacity of the […]

The network and security teams at your company do not allow internet access from the machines where you plan to install Hadoop. What do you do? How do you install your Hadoop cluster without having access to the public software packages? Apache Ambari supports local repositories and in this post we’ll look at the configuration needed […]

We believe the fastest path to innovation is the open community and we work hard to help deliver this innovation from the community to the enterprise.  However, this is a two way street. We are also hearing very distinct requirements being voiced by the broad enterprise as they integrate Hadoop into their data architecture. Take […]

What a difference a year makes! Last Fall Ambari was a nascent Apache project that had recently shipped an inaugural release in the community. Fast forward a bit, at the beginning of this year Ambari shipped what has become the foundation for rapid innovation. Now Ambari has become a key member of the Apache Hadoop […]

A crucial requirement of any enterprise technology is to ensure simplest possible management and operation. We think that simplicity means two things: 1) integration with existing infrastructure and tools and 2) leveraging existing knowledge and skills. Download the beta release of Ambari SCOM Management Pack here. Ambari (http://incubator.apache.org/ambari/) was introduced as an Apache incubator project with the […]

Thanks to all those who joined in person and virtually for the Apache Ambari Meetup at Hortonworks this week. We talked tech, we saw demos, we laughed, we cried, we ate pizza. The central theme of the night was the newly added support for Hadoop 2. Ambari now has: Hadoop 2 Stack: Ambari adds support for […]

HDP 1.3 release delivers on community-driven innovation in Hadoop with SQL-IN-Hadoop, and continued ease of enterprise integration and business continuity features. Almost one year ago (50 weeks to be exact) we released Hortonworks Data Platform 1.0, the first 100% open source Hadoop platform into the marketplace.  The past year has been dynamic to say the […]

We are very excited to announce the Alpha release of the Hortonworks Data Platform 2.0 (HDP 2.0 Alpha). HDP 2.0 Alpha is built around Apache Hadoop 2.0, which improves availability of HDFS with High Availability for the NameNode along with several performance and reliability enhancements. Apache Hadoop 2.0 also significantly advances data processing in the […]