Hortonworks Data Platform Competitors and Alternatives

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Real User
Data Science Engineer
Sep 27 2017

What is most valuable?

The ability to resize the cluster is what really makes it stand out over other Hadoop and big data solutions. You can do it very easily and quickly. It is a managed service from AWS Amazon so it removes a lot of the headaches of configuring... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Well, I've been at two different companies and mostly I'll relate to my experience at HLI, Human Longevity, in San Diego. We used it for genomics. Genomics is a perfect use case for big data. We manage literally terabytes of data using some... more»

What needs improvement?

There were times where they would release new versions and it seemed to end up breaking old versions, which is very strange. It could have been a red herring, it could have been that something else changed in our environment that we never... more»
MapR
Consultant
Technical Architect at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Jun 29 2017

What do you think of MapR?

Valuable Features: MapR-DB is a NoSQl datastore on top of MaprFS. The data can be updated and random data can be picked very fast.  MapR-DB stores data in MapR-FS and it does not have region server like in HBase. • Improvements to My Organization: We have a couple of Hadoop development projects actively going on. Some of them are time series data and others involve customer interaction and marketing data. A NoSQL data storage is ideal for such applications. • Room for Improvement: It would be great if it were completely compatible with HBase. • Use of Solution: 9 months. • Stability Issues: No. • Scalability Issues: No. • Customer Service: Our customer purchased a paid support service and so far MapR has addressed our issues well. They even provided a fix...
Consultant
BigData Consultant at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Sep 27 2017

What is most valuable?

InfoSphere Streams was the one core product from the platform in which we were using. We were building a real-time response system and we built it on InfoSphere Streams.

How has it helped my organization?

The solution we built using InfoSphere was mainly aiming to: * Collect telematics data from vehicle engines. * Do root cause analysis (RCA) on any engine failure. * Give recommendations to the customer and the service center, in real time.... more»

What needs improvement?

* The UI was not interactive: Responses used to be very slow and hang up at times. * The UI was not really helping to track the real-time jobs and its logs. * You can bring in a better UI for job management and health checks. * Developer API... more»

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