Apache Kudu is an open-source, distributed columnar storage engine.

Apache kudu supports low latency that helps in quick analytics on fast and changing data.

Apache kudu uses the RAFT algorithm that helps in quick scaling up and down as required.

Using apache Kudu a user can perform both inserts and updates operations on Hadoop.

Kudu fills the gap between HDFS and HBASE and helps solve complex problems.

Kudu easily integrates with the tool in Hadoop ecosystems like spark, impala, etc.