The Hadoop Distributed File System is the reliable and scalable data core of the Hortonworks Data Platform. In HDP 2.0, YARN + HDFS combine to form the distributed operating system for your Data Platform, providing resource management and scalable data storage to the next generation of analytical applications.
Over the past six months, HDFS has introduced a slew of major features to HDFS covering Enterprise Multi-tenancy, Business Continuity Processing and Enterprise Integration:
- Enabled automated failover with a hot standby and full stack resiliency for the NameNode master service
- Added enterprise standard NFS read/write access to HDFS
- Enabled point in time recovery with Snapshots in HDFS
- Wire Encryption for HDFS Data Transfer Protocol
Looking forward, there are evolving patterns in Data Center infrastructure and Analytical applications that are driving the evolution of HDFS.…