Why Hortonworks + Microsoft?
Microsoft has partnered with Hortonworks to offer simple, easy-to-use and enterprise-ready 100 % Apache Hadoop compatible implementation to Windows and Windows Azure users. The combination of Microsoft’s proven, industry leading data management and analysis solutions and Hortonworks deep expertise in open source Hadoop enables organizations to benefit from new insights from their structured and unstructured data.
- Microsoft is delivering Hadoop on Windows Server and Windows Azure based on the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP). Ease of management and security features are enabled through integration of HDP with proven Microsoft tools, and requisite high availability is delivered with HDP on the stable and reliable version 1.0 of Hadoop.
- Thanks to smart packaging from Microsoft and symmetry both on Windows Server and in Windows Azure. Hadoop on Windows is simple and straightforward to deploy, whether in the cloud or datacenter using Microsoft tools that virtualize, automate distribution, installation and provisioning.
Committed to full compatability & 100% Open Source
- The Hortonworks Data Platform is the only 100% open source distribution of Hadoop and alignment with the Apache projects used to construct the platform is vigilantly maintained. Microsoft joins Hortonworks in giving back 100% of the Hadoop development efforts to the Apache Hadoop community to broaden access of Hadoop to all Windows users.
Seamlessly Extend Your Data Warehouse with Hadoop
- With Hadoop connectors for SQL Server and HCatalog, moving data between Hadoop and traditional data warehouses is easy.