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Why isn’t Kognitio open source?

Kognitio is free-to-use software, giving the best SQL on Hadoop performance with high levels of concurrency (shameless plug – see the benchmarks here and here). A lot of the alternative offerings in this area are open source, and occasionally we are asked why Kognitio’s software is not open source. To understand that, it is worth…

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Using Kognitio on HDP Hortonworks

In this article we will install and configure a Kognitio cluster on to a running HDP Hadoop cluster. In order to run Kognitio on HDP Hortonworks you will need: Version 8.2.00-rel170616 or later of the Kognitio on Hadoop software (from https://kognitio.com/products/kognitio-on-hadoop ) You do not need a licensed Hortonworks installation to run Kognitio. Getting ready…

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Monitoring Kognitio from the Hadoop Resource Manager and HDFS Web UI

If you’ve already installed Kognitio on your Hadoop distribution of choice, or are about to, then you should be aware that Kognitio includes full YARN integration allowing Kognitio to share the Hadoop hardware infrastructure and resources with other Hadoop applications and services. Latest resoures for Kognitio on Hadoop: Download:  http://kognitio.com/on-hadoop/ Forum:   http://www.kognitio.com/forums/viewforum.php?f=13 Install guide: (including Hadoop pre-requisites…

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