Video: Hortonworks and Hadoop

During last ITPT I had the opportunity to meet some people from Hortonworks management team. The company, on the contrary of its competitors, has a different business model and it only sells support services on a 100% standard Hadoop distribution. They strongly contribute to Apache Hadoop code base but they do not develop proprietary add-ons. This business model, looking at the numbers they are showing, is contributing to the success of this startup which is steadily growing in US and EU. Hortonworks’s Hadoop distribution, called HDP, is already based on Yarn (a new cluster resource management tool which is...

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