Real-Time, Operational Analytics Delivered Directly from the Data Lake
DATAWORKS SUMMIT/HADOOP SUMMIT MUNICH, Germany, April 4, 2017 — Hortonworks, Inc. (NASDAQ: HDP), a leading innovator of open and connected data platforms, today announced the general availability of Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP®) version 2.6, which leverages open source innovations to deliver enhanced enterprise features. HDP is the industry’s only true secure, enterprise-ready open source Apache™ Hadoop® distribution that addresses the complete needs of data-at-rest, powers real-time customer applications and delivers robust analytics that accelerate decision making and innovation. With HDP 2.6, customers benefit from interactive query in seconds, enhanced data science, enterprise-grade security and streamlined operations—in the cloud and on-premises—to harvest value from their data faster than previously possible.
“HDP 2.6 showcases the advantages of the open source community. Significant innovation is coming out of the Apache community, and because of our commitment to delivering an open platform, we are uniquely able to bring these value-creating capabilities to customers,” said Scott Gnau, chief technology officer at Hortonworks. “HDP 2.6 introduces key new enterprise features and performance improvements that will benefit our customers immediately—no application re-write required.”
Hortonworks is the first in the industry to fully support Apache Hive 2.0 with LLAP functionality for intelligent in-memory caching. With the general availability of Hive with LLAP, customers will benefit from a dramatic performance boost for SQL interactive queries. In addition, HDP 2.6 introduces ACID merge functionality to enable additional use cases for optimizing existing Enterprise Data Warehouse investments without requiring all data to be re-loaded.
In addition, HDP 2.6 includes the following new capabilities:
Hortonworks Data Platform 2.6 Offers Customers Complete Flexibility for Deployment
Hortonworks has delivered the industry’s first connected data architecture, allowing customers the flexibility to easily manage and analyze data in the data center and in the cloud. With rapidly growing cloud adoption, Hortonworks’ “cloud-first” strategy delivered HDP 2.6 first on Microsoft Azure HDInsight and Hortonworks Data Cloud for AWS.
Additionally, HDP 2.6 is also available on IBM Power Systems. The work Hortonworks and IBM are doing together, including their support for ODPi, gives customers increased choice when selecting a top-tier distribution for Hadoop and Spark and enables them to fully exploit the performance, scalability and acceleration capabilities of the POWER8 platform. With multiple deployment options in any environment, customers benefit from increased choice for HDP.
HDP 2.6 for the data center https://hortonworks.com/products/data-center/hdp/
HDP 2.6 for the cloud https://hortonworks.com/products/cloud/
Hive 2.0 with LLAP performance benchmarks https://hortonworks.com/blog/apache-hive-vs-apache-impala-query-performance-comparison/
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