Completely free and open source, Cloudera’s Distribution provides an integrated set of the best components from the Apache Hadoop ecosystem, tested to work with the tools, databases and applications you already own.
Apache Hadoop has fast become the leading standard for the storage, processing and analysis of all kinds of data. Compared to traditional data management systems it gives organizations unprecedented flexibility, scalability and cost effectiveness.
Cloudera’s Distribution including Apache Hadoop provides a high quality artifact of Core Hadoop tested and integrated with the essential components such as Hive, Pig, HBase, Flume, Sqoop, Zookeeper, Hue and others.
Cloudera makes the distribution easy to trial by supporting multiple deployment options and providing extensive documentation.
Cloudera makes the distribution reliable to run in production by patching it with useful bug fixes, providing predictable quarterly updates and testing its integration with leading databases and end users tools.
Current Version: v3
Release Date: 4/12/2011