Hortonworks Data Platform 2.1 New Features

What is Hortonworks Data Platform Hortonworks recently announced their release of the HDP 2.1 their Hadoop Big Data platform.  If you have not tried it yet and are interested in how to get started with Big Data.  Now is the time learn Hadoop. In this release there are 5 new enhancements to the Enterprise Capability … [Read more…]

Hortonworks Sandbox 1.3 – Hadoop

For those looking to learn Hadoop, the easiest method I found for experimenting is the Hortonworks Sandbox.  It is an all in one Virtual Machine that you can use to learn Hadoop instead of spending your time on trying to install and configure a Hadoop cluster. I installed the VM on a 64 bit laptop … [Read more…]