August 25, 2015

Hortonworks Introduces DataFlow, Acquires Apache NiFi-Backer Onyara

Hortonworks is betting big on Apache NiFi, acquiring Onyara, the commercial entity behind it, and releasing DataFlow, a separate subscription alongside the Hadoop-based Hortonworks Data Platform. 

Last month I wrote about Apache Ni-Fi, a project borne of (non-shady) work at the US National Security Agency, and now a top-level project at the Apache Software Foundation. NiFi is all about building data flow orchestrations, and features a browser-based "boxes and lines" graphical user interface for getting the work done.

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