We are excited to announce an expansion of our relationship with open source leader Red Hat to a deeper more strategic alliance. The main goal is to help organizations adopt enterprise Apache Hadoop more quickly. This is a natural progression of our relationship with Red Hat because we are so closely aligned around a strategy of innovating in the open and applying enterprise rigor to open source software thereby de-risking it for the enterprise.
There are three primary elements to this expanded alliance:
You can read more about the joint open development activities on our labs page.
The initiatives in this alliance will speed the adoption of Hadoop by addressing the needs of key enterprise stakeholders including developers, operators and analysts. By creating an enterprise Apache Hadoop platform that is tightly integrated the two companies plan to deliver infrastructure solutions that enable the next generation of data-driven applications.
Specifically they will be able to:
Details of our engineering collaboration include Hortonworks Data Platform integration with: