Apache Hadoop Pricing and License Cost

Arul Mani
CEO
We normally do not suggest any specific distributions. When it comes to cloud, our suggestion would be to choose different types of instances offered by Amazon cloud, as we are technology partners of Amazon for cost savings. For all our PoCs, we stick to the default distribution. View full review »
Yevgen Manzhulyanov
CEO at AM-BITS LLC
We originally built on Hortonworks tech which didn't require any licensing, but that is getting discontinued in 2022, so it's been proposed we move to Cloudera which will have licensing costs associated with it. View full review »
Chitharanjan Billa
Database/Middleware Consultant (Currently at U.S. Department of Labor) at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
There are no licensing costs involved, hence money is saved on the software infrastructure. View full review »
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