A modern, massively distributed SQL query engine for Apache Hadoop. It allows you to analyze, transform and combine data from a variety of data sources. With Impala, you can query data, whether stored in HDFS or HBase, in real time.
|Developed by||Apache Software Foundation|
|Latest stable version||Impala 2|
|Used by||Cloudera, Amazon, Oracle, MapR|
Impala is a query engine which is integrated into the Hadoop environment and utilizes a number of standard Hadoop components (Metastore, HDFS, HBase, YARN, Sentry) in order to deliver an RDBMS-like experience.