Get fresh updates from Hortonworks by email

Once a month, receive latest insights, trends, analytics information and knowledge of Big Data.


Get Started


Ready to Get Started?

Download sandbox

How can we help you?

closeClose button
July 01, 2014
prev slideNext slide

DataStax Certified on Hortonworks Data Platform

Apache Cassandra is an open source NoSQL distributed database management system designed to handle large amounts of data offering a scalable real time solution that allows users to create online applications that are “always-on, no matter what.” DataStax is the company behind Cassandra, and a new Technology Partner of Hortonworks.

Lynn Walitch leads Partner Management for DataStax and is our guest blogger today. Lynn discusses the importance of the partnership and certification with Hortonworks.

DataStax has completed Hortonworks Certification with Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP), simplifying big data planning by ensuring a validated integration between our solutions. Certified technologies arehdp_cert reviewed for architectural best practices and are validated against a comprehensive suite of integration test cases, so that enterprise customers can mitigate deployment risks and have an assurance of interoperability.

The partnership gives companies the flexibility of using Hadoop to merge real-time data from DataStax with streamed, interactive and batch data from Hortonworks Data Platform to enable a complete analytical view to gain the best insights.

Hadoop complements NoSQL databases like Cassandra to create a highly efficient, highly scalable way to manage your enterprise data enabling new opportunities for data analytics. The integrated solution allows businesses to merge data from DataStax and Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) to deliver a complete analytical view making it an integral part of your business strategy.

DataStax and Hortonworks in the Modern Data Architecture

DataStax and Hortonworks Data Platform work together with other technologies as part of a modern data architecture platform:

DataStax and Hortonworks in the Modern Data Architecture

A modern data architecture integrates with and complements existing systems to create a highly efficient, highly scalable way to manage all enterprise data. The architecture provides the foundation for an enterprise data lake, which is an integral part of your business strategy for unleashing analytic insights and innovations that help you compete. At all points in the data center architecture, from ETL through to processing and analysis, Hortonworks joins partners like DataStax to provide enterprise solutions in the data center.

Learn more at



Rahul says:

Does hortonworks provide training on DataStax cassandra?

Chris says:

Datastax partner link results in a 404

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *