Hortonworks Announces New Alliances and Releases; Hadoop Comes to Fork in Road


As Hortonworks’ Hadoop Summit event kicks off in Dublin today, the Hadoop distribution vendor has a full slate of announcements. The announcements themselves are substantial and impressive, and I’ll cover each of them here.

As you read through them, however, keep in mind that they at once highlight and reinforce the idea that the “retail” Hadoop world is becoming split in two — as Hortonworks and Cloudera each introduce unique components in their distros that often meet corresponding needs and requirements.

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