Hortonworks Data Platform 2.3 Focuses on Enterprise Adoption and Customer Success

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hwby Angela Guess

A new release out of the company reports, “Hortonworks, the leading contributor to and provider of enterprise Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP™) version 2.3, the industry’s only 100% open source Apache Hadoop platform. This release focuses on easing enterprise adoption by eliminating administration complexities, improving developer productivity, enhancing security and data governance, and delivering proactive cluster monitoring. ‘With roughly 40 percent of the Fortune 100 as our customers, Hortonworks remains committed to working within the open source community to accelerate Hadoop both across industries and throughout each organization,’ said Tim Hall, vice president, product management, at Hortonworks. ‘The new capabilities in HDP 2.3 will empower more enterprises to leverage Open Enterprise Hadoop to drive transformational outcomes’.”

The release goes on, “The core new functionalities of HDP 2.3 include: Dramatic User Experience Improvements. For the Hadoop Administrator: Guided configurations make installation and configuration of HDFS, YARN, Hive and HBase easier and more predictable. A customizable operations dashboard allows administrators to focus on the cluster’s key performance indicators. Expanded deployment support for all HDP components including rolling upgrades between feature bearing releases and high availability configuration support via Ambari blueprints. Automated Host Discovery for fast and predictable cluster formation. Introduction of Cloudbreak from the recent SequenceIQ acquisition, automating provisioning of HDP clusters in any cloud environment.”

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