Microsoft HDInsight Alternatives

    Microsoft HDInsight is described as '* A Data Lake service'. There are six alternatives to Microsoft HDInsight, not only websites but also apps for Linux. The best alternative is Google Cloud Dataproc. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Cloudera CDH or HortonWorks Data Platform. Other great sites and apps similar to Microsoft HDInsight are Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Paid), MapR (Freemium) and IBM InfoSphere BigInsights (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Oct 3, 2017

    1. Google Cloud Dataproc (Cloud Dataproc) is a cloud-based managed Spark and Hadoop service offered on Google Cloud Platform.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Online
      Cloudera's open-source Apache Hadoop distribution, CDH (Cloudera Distribution Including Apache Hadoop), targets enterprise-class deployments of that technology.
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    2. The Hortonworks Data Platform is a 100% open source distribution of Apache Hadoop that is truly enterprise grade having been built, tested and hardened with enterprise rigor.
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    3. Amazon Elastic MapReduce is a web service that enables businesses, researchers, data analysts, and developers to easily and cost-effectively process vast amounts of data.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Linux
      • Online
      MapR makes Apache Hadoop more affordable and easier to use for big data analytics, business intelligence, distributed computing, machine learning, distributed file systems and map reduce grid computing.
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    4. IBM InfoSphere BigInsights brings the power of Hadoop to the enterprise. Apache Hadoop is the open source software framework, used to reliably managing large volumes of structured and unstructured data.
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