Hortonworks Data Platform Review

The user-friendly feature of the Ambari Web UI is one of its best features. On the other hand, the Ambari upgrade is difficult.

What is most valuable?

  • Ambari Web UI: user-friendly
  • Views for Hive, Tez, Pig
  • Spark and Ranger

How has it helped my organization?

It has helped our organisation cater to clients who are using Big Data for data storage and analysis combined with our security product.

What needs improvement?

Deleting any service requires a lot of clean up, unlike Cloudera.

For how long have I used the solution?

Five years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Not until now.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?


How are customer service and technical support?

Very supportive, prompt responses.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We didn't use a previous solution.

How was the initial setup?

The Ambari upgrade is not very user-friendly.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Not applicable.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Cloudera and MapR.

What other advice do I have?

It's a great company with a great product employing dedicated people.

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

HDP 2.4 & HDP 2.5
**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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