Apache Ambari provides a 100% open source and intuitive set of tools to monitor, manage and efficiently provision your Apache Hadoop cluster. Ambari simplifies the operation and hides the complexity of Hadoop, making Hadoop appear like a single, cohesive data platform. Hadoop cluster provisioning and ongoing management can be a complicated task, especially when there are hundreds or thousands of nodes involved. Ambari allows you to control Hadoop cluster services from a single point. In this session, we will provide an overview of the Apache Ambari key features, architecture and web service-based APIs.