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A Guided Tour of Hortonworks Data Platform HDP 2.5

This article is a guided tour around the new version of Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) 2.5. Check it out!

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HDP 2.5 builds on the previous version 2.4, but has upgraded layouts, various Apache projects, some Technical Previews, and other enhancements.

Technical Preview Features

  • Apache HBase and Apache Phoenix backup and restore
  • Apache Hive Stored Procedures (Hybrid Procedural SQL)
  • Apache Hive LLAP Daemons
  • Apache Hive 2.1
  • Apache Slider support for Docker containers
  • Apache Storm with automatic back pressure
  • Apache Zeppelin added support for Apache Phoenix

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Ambari Dashboard has more metrics and displays.

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Grafana dashboards have been added for Hive and other tools for metrics and monitoring.

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Log Search has been added to make it easy to search all logs for Hadoop components via a search dashboard.  You can limit and filter the logs by Time Zone on a world map.

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A large number of Apache Big Data projects are included in the HDP 2.5 release:

  • Atlas 0.7.0
  • Calcite 1.2.0
  • DataFu 1.3.0
  • Falcon 0.10.0
  • Flume 1.5.2
  • Hadoop Core 2.7.3
  • HBase 1.1.2
  • Hive 1.2.1
  • Kafka 0.10.0.1
  • Knox 0.9.0
  • Mahout 0.9.0+
  • Oozie 4.2.0
  • Phoenix 4.7.0
  • Pig 0.16.0 Ranger 0.6.0
  • Slider 0.91.0
  • Solr 5.2.2
  • Spark 1.6.2
  • Sqoop 1.4.6
  • Storm 1.0.1
  • Tez 0.7.0
  • Zeppelin 0.6.0
  • ZooKeeper 3.4.6

For Java and Scala developers, the most interesting projects are Storm, Spark, and Zeppelin as they offer streaming frameworks for Big Data application development.

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