MarkLogic and Hortonworks Partner to Enhance Real-Time Big Data Applications with Apache Hadoop

Partnership Integrates MarkLogic’s Operational Database with Hortonworks Data Platform, Powered by Apache Hadoop

Strata Conference 2012

SANTA CLARA, Calif--()--STRATA CONFERENCE 2012 — MarkLogic Corporation, the company powering mission-critical Big Data Applications around the world, today announced it has joined the Hortonworks Technology Partner Program. Hortonworks is the leading commercial vendor promoting the development and support of Apache Hadoop. The partnership will help businesses and public sector agencies take the next step in the evolution of Big Data: building sophisticated Big Data Applications. By leveraging MarkLogic and Hortonworks, organizations will be able to seamlessly combine the power of MapReduce with MarkLogic’s real-time, interactive analysis and indexing on a single, unified platform.

“The partnership between Hortonworks and MarkLogic will enable customers to build enterprise-class Big Data Applications with fully supported Apache Hadoop,” said Eric Baldeschwieler, CTO and co-founder, Hortonworks. “This will give customers the ability to leverage MarkLogic’s real-time access to data and Hortonworks’ Hadoop expertise, making it possible to run real-time operational applications that can be updated with batch processes, without losing access to the data or data integrity.”

Through the partnership, organizations can better leverage their Apache Hadoop stack to build interactive, operational applications on all of their data without having to sacrifice ease of use, development agility, or enterprise reliability. MarkLogic will certify its Connector for Hadoop against the Hortonworks Data Platform, a platform which makes Apache Hadoop more robust and easier to install, manage, and use, and provides an open and stable foundation for enterprises to build and deploy Big Data solutions. The two companies will also develop reference architectures for MarkLogic-Hadoop solutions and further align their product roadmaps. With MarkLogic and Hortonworks, organizations will have a fully supported Big Data Application platform that enables real-time data access and full-text search together with batch processing and massive archival storage.

“Hortonworks is doing a good job of building partnerships with leading data management vendors to expand the Apache Hadoop ecosystems, so it’s no surprise that the company is partnering with MarkLogic,” said Matt Aslett, research manager, data management and analytics, 451 Research. “The partnership is compelling in that it combines MarkLogic's focus on operational applications that take advantage of un- and semi-structured data with Hortonwork’s direct experience of managing mission-critical Hadoop clusters.”

“Through the MarkLogic and Hortonworks partnership, organizations will have a one-stop-shop for real-time Big Data Applications and batch processing,” said Ron Avnur, CTO, MarkLogic. “Last year, we introduced a Hadoop connector that made it easier for our customers to leverage Hadoop in MarkLogic-powered applications. That was the first step of a much larger vision. Today, we continue on that journey by partnering with Hortonworks, a company with proven experience in deploying and supporting Hadoop in large, mission-critical applications.”

For more information about MarkLogic, please visit the MarkLogic website, or for more information on how MarkLogic works with Hadoop, please visit the MarkLogic Hadoop webpage. To learn more about Hortonworks, please visit the Hortonworks website.

About Hortonworks

Hortonworks is the leading commercial vendor of Apache Hadoop, the preeminent open source platform for storing, managing, and analyzing large volumes of data. The Hortonworks Data Platform provides an open and stable foundation for enterprises and a growing ecosystem to build and deploy big data solutions. Together with the Apache community, Hortonworks is making Hadoop more robust and easier to install, manage, and use. Hortonworks provides unmatched technical support, training and certification programs for enterprises, systems integrators, and technology vendors. For more information, visit www.hortonworks.com.

About MarkLogic Corporation

MarkLogic leads the advancement of Big Data with the first operational database technology for mission-critical Big Data Applications. Customers trust MarkLogic to drive revenue and growth through Big Data Applications enabled by MarkLogic products, services, and partners. MarkLogic is a fast growing enterprise software company and ushers in a new era of Big Data by powering more than 500 of the world’s most critical Big Data Applications in the public sector and Global 1000. Organizations around the world get to better decisions faster with MarkLogic.

MarkLogic is headquartered in Silicon Valley with field offices in Austin, Frankfurt, London, Tokyo, New York, and Washington D.C. For more information, please visit www.marklogic.com.

Copyright © 2012 MarkLogic Corporation. All Rights Reserved. MARKLOGIC® is a registered trademark of MarkLogic Corporation. All other trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.

Contacts

MarkLogic Corporation
Dominic Garcia, 650-287-2550
Corporate Communications
dominic.garcia@marklogic.com
or
AtomicPR for MarkLogic
Lindsey Pappas, 415-593-1400
lindsey@atomicpr.com
or
Hortonworks, Inc.
Charlie Purdom, 855-846-7866 ext. 226
charlie@hortonworks.com
or
Swartz MSL for Hortonworks
Keith Giannini or Josh Tobin, 781-684-0770
hortonworks@schwartzmsl.com

Release Summary

MarkLogic and Hortonworks have partnered to combine the power of MapReduce with MarkLogic’s real-time, interactive analysis and indexing on a single, unified platform.

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Contacts

MarkLogic Corporation
Dominic Garcia, 650-287-2550
Corporate Communications
dominic.garcia@marklogic.com
or
AtomicPR for MarkLogic
Lindsey Pappas, 415-593-1400
lindsey@atomicpr.com
or
Hortonworks, Inc.
Charlie Purdom, 855-846-7866 ext. 226
charlie@hortonworks.com
or
Swartz MSL for Hortonworks
Keith Giannini or Josh Tobin, 781-684-0770
hortonworks@schwartzmsl.com