Category Archives: Impala

Cloudera, The Platform for Big Data

Categories: CDH Hadoop Impala

Today we’re proud to announce a new addition to the Apache Hadoop ecosystem: Cloudera Impala, a parallel SQL engine that runs natively on Hadoop storage. The salient points are:

  • Hive compatible
  • 10x the performance of Hive/MapReduce, on average
  • 100% open source, under the Apache License v2 – just like Hadoop
  • Tested to run on CDH4.1 or higher

There’s a blog post that follows mine that provides more details about Impala and how it works.

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