Hortonworks Introduces New Version of Enterprise Apache Hadoop Platform
100-percent Open Source Hortonworks Data Platform Enhances Enterprise-class Management with Apache Ambari
PALO ALTO, Calif.—January 15, 2013—Hortonworks, a leading contributor to Apache Hadoop, today announced the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) 1.2, the industry’s only complete100-percent open source platform powered by Apache Hadoop. The enterprise-grade Hortonworks Data Platform includes the latest version of Apache Ambari for comprehensive management, monitoring and provisioning of Apache Hadoop clusters. By also introducing additional new capabilities for improving security and ease of use, HDP delivers an enterprise-class distribution of Apache Hadoop that is endorsed and adopted by some of the largest vendors in the IT ecosystem.
Hortonworks continues to drive innovation through a range of Hadoop-related projects, packaging the most enterprise-ready components, such as Ambari, into the Hortonworks Data Platform. Powered by an Apache open source community, Ambari represents the forefront of innovation in Apache Hadoop management. Built on Apache Hadoop 1.0, the most stable and reliable code available today, HDP 1.2 improves the ease of enterprise adoption for Apache Hadoop with comprehensive management and monitoring, enhanced connectivity to high-performance drivers, and increased enterprise-readiness of Apache HBase, Apache Hive and Apache HCatalog projects.
“We are pleased to see the continued evolution of the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) – a key component for capturing and refining data in the Teradata Unified Data Architecture, which provides deeper analytical insights across all data for any end-user or application,” said Scott Gnau, president, Teradata Labs. “The focus on system management with this release allows for seamless integration with Teradata Viewpoint, allowing our customers to have a single administration view across the Teradata data warehouse, Teradata Aster discovery platform, and Apache Hadoop in their enterprise architecture, resulting in a lower cost of operation.”
The Hortonworks Data Platform 1.2 features a number of new enhancements designed to improve the enterprise viability of Apache Hadoop, including:
“The inclusion of the newest version of Apache Ambari in the Hortonworks Data Platform represents a major step forward in the open source community and the Apache Hadoop ecosystem,” said Herb Cunitz, president of Hortonworks. “With a number of new features designed to improve the ease of use, management and security of Apache Hadoop, our newest release of the Hortonworks Data Platform is helping solidify Hadoop’s position as the de facto next-generation enterprise data platform. Hortonworks remains solely committed to developing a 100-percent open source, stable and reliable Apache Hadoop-based platform that will help grow and expand the ecosystem around Hadoop, driving the collection, storage, management and analysis of big data at leading enterprise organizations worldwide.”
Hortonworks Data Platform 1.2 is now available for download at: https://hortonworks.com/products/hortonworksdataplatform/.
Hortonworks is a leading commercial vendor of Apache Hadoop, the preeminent open source platform for storing, managing and analyzing big data. Our distribution, Hortonworks Data Platform powered by Apache Hadoop, provides an open and stable foundation for enterprises and a growing ecosystem to build and deploy big data solutions. Hortonworks is the trusted source for information on Hadoop, and together with the Apache community, Hortonworks is making Hadoop more robust and easier to install, manage and use. Hortonworks provides unmatched technical support, training and certification programs for enterprises, systems integrators and technology vendors. For more information, visit www.hortonworks.com.
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