Bigtop is stepping up in its role as the foundation of a standard Hadoop-based data analytics stack, essentially bringing most of the commercial offering to the standard footing. 6 out of 7 commercial vendors using Bigtop framework to power their distributions based on ASF Hadoop.
Bigtop is also the must have stabilization tool for Hadoop platform where's any downstream application or system developer can make sure that their software would work with the next version of Hadoop.
Dr. Konstantin Boudnik, ASF Hadoop committer, Bigtop PMC; Director of Engineering, WANdisco
Roman Shaposhnik, VP, Apache Bigtop, IPMC member at ASF; Software engineer, Cloudera inc.