Hortonworks and Microsoft enable seamless implementation of Apache Hadoop® to help you gain Actionable Intelligence faster with full interoperability, portability and the ﬂexibility to build and deploy Hadoop in a hybrid cloud architecture.
Deploy HDP on Azure and/or HDInsight and experience improved control, ﬂexibility, elasticity, and redundancy of new or existing Hadoop clusters.
Hortonworks and Microsoft talk about the benefits of the joint partnership
Hortonworks is consistently one of the most downloaded apps in the Azure Marketplace and has been recognized as Microsoft Cloud Partner of the Year.
Forgo the upfront storage investments, as well as the costly and time consuming upgrades, through a data platform that scales to your needs.
With Hortonworks you can spin up a Hadoop cluster in minutes, analyze your data, and pay only for the compute you use and data storage you need
Hortonworks on Azure demystifies the Hadoop distribution so you don’t need to choose and test the right combination of Hadoop projects to deploy.
HDP - HDP Certified badge indicates this partner’s solution has been certified to work with HDP; reviewed for architectural best practices and validated against a comprehensive suite of integration test cases, benchmarked for scale under varied workloads and comprehensively documented.
Yarn Ready - Apache Hadoop YARN is the data operating system for Hadoop 2. YARN Ready certification recognizes applications that integrate with YARN and process data via pushdown computation to the cluster. Examples of a YARN ready solution includes an application that has native YARN application master or leverages scale-out capabilities of the platform like Hive, Spark and MR2.
Operations Ready - Apache Ambari is the open source management fabric for Hadoop. Operations Ready certification recognizes applications that can either be deployed or managed via Ambari or integrate with Ambari's APIs.