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Hortonworks Data Platform turns 3.0; new cloud partnerships announced

Submitted by on June 18, 2018 – 10:09 amNo Comment

It’s a bit of an adage in the software world that when a product gets to its third version, it really hits its stride. First versions are usually what we now call minimally-viable product (MVP) releases; 2.0 releases typically add enough functionality to address some of the more egregious v1 pain points. But the 3.0 goods often tend to fit and finish, and often bring one or two important new feature sets.


Such is the case with version 3.0 of Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP), being announced this morning at Hortonwork’s DataWorks Summit in San Jose, CA. HDP 3.0 is itself based on version 3.1 of Apache Hadoop, which does indeed include important new areas of functionality.

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