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Hortonworks Sandbox for HDP and HDF is a quick and easy personal desktop environment to get started on learning, developing, testing and trying out new features. In addition to offering the latest editions of HDP sandbox on a VM, Hortonworks also provides a pre-configured Azure HDP Sandbox available on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace.

The HDP Sandbox, a single node VM, makes it easy to get started with Apache Hadoop, Apache Spark, Apache Hive, Apache HBase and many more Apache data projects. The HDF Sandbox makes it easy to get started with Apache NiFi, Apache Kafka, Apache Storm, Druid and Streaming Analytics Manager.

Each Sandbox download comes preconfigured with dozens of interactive tutorials, sample data and the most exciting developments from the Apache community. Get up and running in 15 minutes!

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Hortonworks HDP Sandbox in the cloud

Hortonworks HDP Sandbox in the cloud

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Hortonworks Sandbox on a VM Download

No data center, no cloud service and no internet connection needed! Full control of the environment. Easily extend with additional components or try the various Hortonworks technical previews. Always updated with latest edition.

Try Hortonworks Sandbox on Azure

Azure provides an easy way to get started with Hadoop with minimum system requirements. Hortonworks Sandbox on Azure is a great solution to try if your personal machine doesn’t meet the minimum system requirements to run locally.