We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The initial setup is pretty straightforward."
"This is the best tool for hosts and it's really flexible and scalable."
"The scalability is the key reason why we are on this platform."
"Hortonworks should not be expensive at all to those looking into using it."
"The data platform is pretty neat. The workflow is also really good."
"The dashboard management could be better. Right now, it's lacking a bit."
"The most complicated thing is configuring to the cluster and ensure it's running correctly."
"The version control of the software is also an issue."
"It would also be nice if there were less coding involved."
"It is priced well and it is affordable"
Amazon EMR is ranked 6th in Hadoop with 2 reviews while Hortonworks Data Platform is ranked 4th in Hadoop with 2 reviews. Amazon EMR is rated 6.0, while Hortonworks Data Platform is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Amazon EMR writes "Stable but could offer better dashboard management and workarounds for multi-factor authentication". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Hortonworks Data Platform writes "A modeling and analysis data platform that is inexpensive and stable". Amazon EMR is most compared with Cloudera Distribution for Hadoop, Apache Spark, Qubole Data Services, HPE Ezmeral Data Fabric and Spark SQL, whereas Hortonworks Data Platform is most compared with HPE Ezmeral Data Fabric, Cloudera DataFlow, Apache Spark, Cloudera Distribution for Hadoop and Cask. See our Amazon EMR vs. Hortonworks Data Platform report.
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