Pivotal HAWQ Advanced Analytics Engine Released as Open Source Contribution

Pivotal, an enterprise application development solutions provider, has announced the contribution of HAWQ and MADlib to the Apache Software Foundation. HAWQ and MADlib are now 100% open source and available to the open source community as ASF incubator projects. Pivotal has also partnered with Hortonworks and Altiscale to provide commercial versions of the HAWQ analytics engine. Apache HAWQ (incubating) is a Hadoop-native advanced SQL analytics database solution that allows enterprises to perform in-database analytics that utilize algorithms provided by the Apache MADlib (incubating) machine learning library. Apache HAWQ includes a variety of advanced capabilities such as SQL-based data analysis, TPC-DS specification compliance, data federation, linear scalability, and Hortonworks Data Platform support. Apache HAWQ also features an API that allows new services and formats to be added without changing the platform.…


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