CDH3 beta 2 is the first to incorporate Apache ZooKeeper. ZooKeeper is a highly reliable and available coordination service for distributed processes. It is a proven technology and a well established open source project at Apache (sub-project of Hadoop).
Over the last two years, Cloudera has helped a great number of customers achieve their business objectives on the Apache Hadoop platform. In doing so, we’ve confirmed time and time again that HDFS and MapReduce provide an incredible platform for batch data analysis and other throughput-oriented workloads. However, these systems don’t inherently provide subsecond response times or allow random-access updates to existing datasets. Apache HBase, one of the new components in CDH3b2, addresses these limitations by providing a real time access layer to data on the Hadoop platform.
Todays a big day for us at Cloudera. Were announcing, as part of our activity at Hadoop Summit, two major new releases that we believe substantially advance Apache Hadoop for both the open source community and our enterprise customers.
First, were announcing a new release of Clouderas Distribution for Hadoop CDH3 Beta 2. This release, built on more than a year and a half of extensive engagement with real customers in the market,