Hadoop has arrived as an enterprise data platform. Hortonworks believes that enterprises seeking to unlock the value in their big data will rely on Hadoop as part of their modern data architecture. They aim to enable that by delivering enterprise Apache Hadoop that is deeply integrated with strategic technologies and existing team capabilities. Hortonworks performs all of its development within the processes of the Apache Software Foundation – their code is 100% open source with zero proprietary extensions. This model is unique to Hortonworks and they believe it represents the future of enterprise software development.
HP Vertica is the next-generation analytics platform that enables customers to achieve better outcomes through analytics. HP Vertica’s elasticity, scale, performance, and simplicity are unparalleled, delivering 50×-1,000x the performance of traditional solutions at 30% the total cost of ownership. Easy to use and deploy on off-the-shelf hardware, on-premise or in the cloud, HP Vertica enables organizations to get up and running quickly and easily to analyze their mission-critical data. HP Vertica powers some of the largest organizations and most innovative business models globally including Zynga, Groupon, Twitter, Verizon, Guess Inc., Admeld, Capital IQ, Mozilla, AT&T, and Comcast.