Hortonworks, a leading contributor to and provider of enterprise Apache Hadoop, today announced the general availability of Hortonworks Data Platform 1.3 (HDP) for Windows, a 100-percent open source data platform powered by Apache Hadoop. HDP 1.3 for Windows is the only Apache Hadoop-based distribution certified to run on Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012, enabling Microsoft customers to build and deploy Hadoop-based analytic applications. This release is further demonstration of the deep engineering collaboration between Microsoft and Hortonworks.
New functionality in HDP 1.3 for Windows includes HBase 0.94.6.1, Flume 1.3.1, ZooKeeper 3.4.5 and Mahout 0.7.0. These new capabilities enable customers to exploit net new types of data to build new business applications as part of their modern data architecture.
Hortonworks Data Platform 1.3 for Windows is now available for download at: http://hortonworks.com/download/