Hortonworks Delivers HDP 2.1
PALO ALTO, Calif. and AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, April 2 — Hortonworks, the leading provider of enterprise Apache Hadoop, today announced availability of Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) 2.1, a major step forward for the industry’s only completely open enterprise Hadoop platform.
Providing comprehensive Hadoop capabilities, HDP 2.1 delivers required enterprise functionality for data management, data access, data governance, integration, security and operations developed and delivered completely in the open. Incorporating the very latest community innovations across all Apache Hadoop projects, HDP 2.1 provides the foundational platform for organizations looking to incorporate Hadoop in a modern data architecture.
“Hortonworks remains committed to innovating and delivering a certified, stable, and completely open source enterprise Hadoop platform comprised of the most recent Apache project releases,” said Shaun Connolly, vice president of corporate strategy, Hortonworks. “This HDP 2.1 release delivers a comprehensive set of enterprise Hadoop capabilities that span data management, data access, data governance, security, and operations, and our completely open source approach ensures our customers can confidently deploy a Hadoop platform that is not only built for the modern data architectures of tomorrow, but also deeply integrates with existing datacenter technologies.”
HDP 2.1 is supported by a broad ecosystem of customers and partners, including the following strategic partners:
“Together with Hortonworks, we’re contributing to Hadoop by making it faster, secure and more accessible to the enterprise. The availability of HDP 2.1 for Windows will enable enterprises to quickly and easily analyze and manage their Hadoop data to gain valuable business insights.” – Eron Kelly, General Manager, SQL Server Product Marketing, Microsoft.
“Red Hat believes a comprehensive open source community approach to the Hadoop platform can address the growing requirements of key enterprise stakeholders and their big data initiatives. Our strategic alliance with Hortonworks is focused on helping customers with efficiency and agility as they embark on big data projects. With today’s delivery of Hortonworks HDP 2.1 platform, enterprises can benefit from modularity and cost effectiveness across the core of enterprise Hadoop.” – Greg Kleiman, director of strategy, Storage and Big Data, Red Hat.
“Data lakes are fast becoming a key component in the most effective data architectures. Hortonworks HDP 2.1 enables extremely differentiated data lake deployments.” – Scott Gnau, president, Teradata Labs.
HDP 2.1 is the first enterprise Hadoop platform to include comprehensive innovation across Hadoop 2 and all the related Apache projects, many of which had significant GA community releases within the last few weeks. A complete list of HDP features and enhancements can be found at: http://hortonworks.com/products/hdp/