The Hillview Open Source Project: Big Data for the 99% of Enterprises

The Hillview open source project Hillview is still an early prototype, but we are excited by its capabilities for handling datasets with a billion rows interactively. We decided to keep this as an open-source project, to make it readily accessible to the maximum number of users and contributorsAs its motto says, the Hillview open source project is “big data for the 99% of enterprises.” And with the torrential influx of “things” entering businesses and homes everywhere, toolsets for big data exploration are in high demand. Fortunately for your IT and operations teams, Hillview can handle datasets with a billion rows—interactively.

Click over to the VMware OCTO Blog to read the full story, which dives into how Hillview accomplishes this amazing feat of big-data browsing with:

  • Simplified point-and-click interface.
  • Data visualization at the highest and deepest levels.
  • Fast response times, thanks to cloud-based availability.

“Hillview is still an early prototype, but we are excited by its capabilities. We decided to keep this as an open-source project, to make it readily accessible to the maximum number of users and contributors.”

—VMware Research Group on the VMware OCTO Blog

Check it out at github.com/vmware/hillview. You can also hear from the Hillview team directly in their VMworld U.S. panel discussion, Big Data for the 99% of Enterprise.

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