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We are excited to announce the general availability of Hortonworks Sandbox with HDP 2.3 on Microsoft Azure Gallery. Hortonworks Sandbox is already a very popular environment for developers, data scientists and administrators to learn and experiment with the latest innovations in Hortonworks Data Platform. The hundreds of innovations span across Apache Hadoop, Kafka, Storm, Spark, […]

Introduction Apache Spark is a fast, in-memory data processing engine with elegant and expressive development APIs in Scala, Java, and Python that allow data workers to efficiently execute machine learning algorithms that require fast iterative access to datasets. Spark on Apache Hadoop YARN enables deep integration with Hadoop and other YARN enabled workloads in the […]

We are excited to announce the general availability of Hortonworks Sandbox on Microsoft Azure. Hortonworks Sandbox is already a very popular environment for Developers, Data Scientists and Administrators to learn and experiment with the latest innovations in Hortonworks Data Platform. The hundreds of innovations span Hadoop, Kafka, Storm, Hive, Pig, YARN, Ambari, Falcon, Ranger and other components […]

Enterprises are using Apache Hadoop powered by YARN as a Data Operating System to run multiple workloads and use cases instead of using it just as a single purpose cluster. A multi-purpose enterprise wide data platform often referred to as a data lake gives rise to the need for a comprehensive approach to security across […]

If you’re excited to get started with the new features in Hortonworks Data Platform 2.1, then we’ve included 4 tutorials for you try out – Sandbox-style. You can download the HDP 2.1 Technical Preview here, and then get stuck into these great tutorials. Interactive Query with Apache Hive and Apache Tez OK, so you’re not […]

In this post, we will explore how to quickly and easily spin up our own VM with Vagrant and Apache Ambari. Vagrant is very popular with developers as it lets one mirror the production environment in a VM while staying with all the IDEs and tools in the comfort of the host OS. If you’re […]

In this post, we’ll walk through the process of deploying an Apache Hadoop 2 cluster on the EC2 cloud service offered by Amazon Web Services (AWS), using Hortonworks Data Platform. Both EC2 and HDP offer many knobs and buttons to cater to your specific, performance, security, cost, data size, data protection and other requirements. I will […]

Microsoft and Hortonworks have been working together for over two years now with the goal of bringing the power of Big Data to a billion people. As a result of that work, today we announced the General Availability of HDP 2.0 for Windows with the full power of YARN. There are already over half a billion […]