We are pleased to announce the certification of IBM Data Science Experience (DXS) Local V1.1.2.01 with Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) 2.6.3 / Ambari 2.6 on RHEL 7. As an important part of the agreementbetween the two companies, IBM and Hortonworks collaborated on an extensive set of test cases to specifically validate IBM DSX with both Hortonworks Data Platform and Ambari. This version of IBM DSX integrates with Zeppelin 0.7.3 and allows users to configure Livy interpreter to run workloads on HDP clusters (both secure and unsecure). Users also have the option to launch their DSX jobs on either Spark1 or Spark2.
This certification is win-win for both DSX and HDP customers as it brings a production-ready data science experience to HDP customers and at the same time provides DSX customers access to information stored in HDP data lakes with an enterprise grade compute grid. An increasing number of Hortonworks customers are using data science to get a greater value from their data and support use cases ranging from churn prediction, predictive maintenance to optimizing product placement and store layout.