Actian Vortex: High performance analytics at scale in Hadoop

Actian Vortex + Hortonworks Extending Hadoop’s reach with a platform that’s fast, open and enterprise-grade

Actian Vortex provides millions of business-savvy SQL users with unconstrained access to Hadoop data repositories, allowing them to run advanced analytics directly on data in the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS). By processing data up to 30 times faster than the nearest competitor, this unified platform combines the highest performing, fully compliant SQL in Hadoop with a visual data flow framework that leads to faster answers and new insights.

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Actian Vortex is the first end-to-end analytics platform built to run 100% natively in Hadoop, and is also natively YARN Ready. The platform enhances and extends Hadoop for both discovery and time-sensitive analytics using next generation capabilities:

  • Elastic Data Preparation – Bring in all of your data quickly with the fastest analytic engines and data ingestion technology
  • SQL Analytics – Unleash your SQL skills onto Hadoop with fully industrialized SQL support
  • Predictive Analytics – Uncover trends and patterns with hyper-parallelized Hadoop analytic operators
  • Graph Analytics – Discover the “unknown unknowns” with a high performance in memory graph analytics engine

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Actian Vortex is optimized for use with the Hortonworks Data Platform. As part of the Hortonworks YARN Ready program, users can take advantage of automatically managed resources in Hadoop. Actian works closely with Hortonworks to ensure total YARN-enablement, giving us common cluster management and data distribution. And, our reference architectures document the best practices for deploying Hortonworks and Actian together.

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