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Announcing Hortonworks DataFlow (HDF) 2.0 GA!

HDF 2.0 has just been released and includes the latest Apache NiFi 1.0.0. This upgrade includes Ambari management, zero master clustering, a new UI, and more connectors.

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We are pleased to announce that Hortonworks DataFlow (HDF™) Version 2.0 is now generally available for download! As part of an Open and Connected Data Platforms offering from Hortonworks, HDF 2.0 provides a new level of enterprise integration for data in motion with an enterprise-ready offering of Apache NiFiKafka, and Storm integrated via Apache Ambari and Ranger.  

HDF 2.0 is a significant release which unlocks new capabilities:

  • Edge intelligence capturing data the second it’s born with ease through Apache MiNiFi: consider a situation where thousands of point of sale terminals, connected cars, network routers, set-top boxes, etc., need to move the data they produce consistently, reliably and securely.
  • Productivity enhancements via:
    • Ambari integration for streamlined deployment and configuration management.
    • More intuitive UI for managing real-time data flows based on Apache NiFi 1.0.
    • Reduced IT resources due to enhanced cluster management architecture supporting high availability of NiFi clusters with automated failover.
  • Collaboration capabilities for enterprise data sharing and visibility across teams: specifically, a multi-tenancy flow editing capability similar to the way that Google docs supports multiple simultaneous collaborators with differing degrees of viewing and editing rights.
  • Increased ecosystem connectivity with 170+ processors, 30% more than HDF 1.2.
  • Increased security options with integration with Apache Ranger for authorization control of Apache NiFi and fine-grained component level access control, as well as new security features of Apache Kafka 0.10.
  • 10x streaming analytics performance with Apache Storm 1.0.

To help you get started with HDF 2.0, here are some useful links:

Any experience or feedback you have, please share with us via the Hortonworks Community Channel.

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