Partner App: KNIME


KNIME is the leading open platform for data-driven innovation helping organizations to stay ahead of change. Use the open-source, enterprise-grade analytics platform to discover the potential hidden in your data, mine for fresh insights or predict new futures.

A Quick Summary

  • It’s yours: Get the most out of the powerful analytics platform by customizing your tool kit with a broad range of free or commercial applications. Or create and share your own. It’s easy!
  • Shortcut your learning curve: KNIME helps build on what you’ve already developed and learned, without having to start from scratch.
  • More thinking, less tinkering: Its code-free setup and intuitive interface mean you get to spend more quality time with your data.
  • Low cost, zero risk: Set up a collaborative platform for joint development, analytics and effortless sharing of knowledge, tools and insights – with minimal investment.
  • Deploy & enjoy: Save yourself costs and late nights by deploying and scaling KNIME’s capabilities on top of, alongside, or within your existing systems.

Application Description

KNIME Big Data Extension

With the KNIME Big Data Extension access to your data is now even easier. As part of AG’s commercial offerings, the extension offers a set of nodes for accessing Hadoop/HDFS via Hive from inside KNIME. It brings with it all required libraries – after installing the extension from the KNIME Update Site no additional steps are required. Please have a look at the KNIME Big Data Extension [1] product sheet for details.

A Few More Details

KNIME [2], pronounced [naim], is a modern data analytics platform that allows you to perform sophisticated statistics and data mining on your data to analyze trends and predict potential results. Its visual workbench combines data access, data transformation, initial investigation, powerful predictive analytics and visualization. KNIME also provides the ability to develop reports based on your information or automate the application of new insight back into production systems. KNIME Analytics Platform is open source and available under GPL license [3]. It can be extended with KNIME Commercial Software to include professional support, productivity and collaboration functionality, providing the best of both worlds. Take a look at the open source KNIME Analytics Platform, or better yet simply download [4] it and use it for free!

Dependency Compatibility Information: MapR4.1|Hive|JDBC Application Version: Application Version: 1.0

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Installation instructions

The Big Data Extension can be installed via the KNIME Update Manager.
Go to File → Install KNIME Extensions... and select the appropriate extension from the Extension Store category. For further details go to

Use Instructions

KNIME Analytics Platform now provides easy access to a collection of example workflows [5] using the KNIME Explorer view. This is the same place where you see your local workflows.
For big data examples go to the 017_BigData directory.

Support Information

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