Teradata, Hortonworks Partner for Big Data

On Tuesday, Teradata declared that it will be working with Hortonworks for delivering various products as well as services that will focus on providing help to various companies for creating huge Hadoop based data analytics environment.

Under this latest partnership, both these companies will be launching jointly engineered products besides developing a reference architecture which various companies will be able to use for understanding best use cases of Hadoop, clarified cofounder of Hortonworks, Arun Murthy.

On Hortonworks website the cofounder stated that the goal of this partnership will be to extend help to enterprises who use Hadoop in conjunction along with their already present Teradata data as well as Teradata Aster analytics technologies.

Hortonworks is a California based spin off company from Yahoo and it distributes as well as supports Hadoop's commercial version.

The partnership announcement has come less than a month after Oracle patterned with Cloudera, a rival of Hortonworks, to deliver new big data appliances. Microsoft has already announced that it will be working with Hortonworks for an Apache Hadoop implementation on its Windows Azure and Windows Server platforms.