Hortonworks Inc Launches Data Cloud for AWS Platform

Horton Data Cloud with Amazon Web Service allows AWS clients to use the nimbleness and elasticity of Apache® Hadoop™ and Apache® Spark™.

hortonworks-on-awsGreatResponder.com – Hortonworks Inc, is one of the leading cloud data service provider, which creates open and connected data platforms, has announced the accessibility of Hortonworks Data Cloud or Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) on the Amazon Web Services (AWS). It enables Amazon Web Services clients to work in the fast, secure and potential environment where new workloads and analytic applications are being used.

The new cloud based service is powered by the open source community, which delivers the most popular enterprise grade capabilities of Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) with both the billing rate of per hour and per annual options available on the AWS Marketplace.

At this time, businesses are demanding for real-time decision making, growing competitive advantage, feasible and manageable costs are revealing three new primary trends in the information technology industry, that are as follows:  Cloud Computing, Big Data and Analytics and the Internet of Things. Hortonworks has a particular type of connected data architecture approach, for every trend that gives optimal footprints, elasticity, agility, cost and one most important drive real-time analytics. Using the Hortonworks Data Cloud Platform for Amazon Web Services, now companies are able to achieve the data faster and with greater flexibility that was not possible as before.

Shaun Connolly, chief strategy officer, Hortonworks, said: “We are enabling modern applications on a connected data architecture and believe customers should have a consistent data experience across the cloud and the data center, Hortonworks Data Cloud for AWS gives customers an on-demand cloud service for a prescriptive experience for the most common Hadoop, Spark and Hive use cases with community support and the flexibility of hourly and annual billing through existing AWS Marketplace accounts.”

Hortonworks Data Cloud is particularly configured and optimized to operate on Amazon Web Services for consuming the enterprise ephemeral workload. It is also designed to integrate further more AWS services such as Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), Amazon RDS and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).

“Hortonworks is a true innovator when it comes to open source data platforms, which is why startups and enterprises alike depend on their solutions to deliver the analytics needed to power real-time business insights,” said Barry Russell, general manager of Global Business Development, AWS Marketplace and Catalog Services, Amazon Web Services, Inc. “AWS has many customers who want powerful open source-based applications like Hortonworks Data Cloud for AWS available in a managed software catalog, and this listing on AWS Marketplace gives them the ability to immediately purchase and deploy to start accelerating decision making right away.”

These features of new cloud services make easier the life of clients to use cloud data platform as a service with pay as you go billing model. This is the fastest kind of way to running the Apache Hadoop, Apache Spark and Apache Hive workloads in the cloud platform.