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In the Press

Latest news from Hortonworks in the media and press
March 30, 2016

Centrica deploys large scale Hortonworks cluster to boost business

“We couldn’t have embarked on such an ambitious big data journey without a partner able to understand our customer needs and the market we operate in."
January 21, 2016

Better bookings through analytics and agile – an interview with Hotels.com CTO Thierry Bedos

The answer, at least for Hotels.com, is to train employees to become data scientists by encouraging staff from different fields to work together and learn new skills.
January 14, 2016

Hadoop Developer Hortonworks Debuts New Partner Program

“This program is really us up-leveling our capabilities, our commitment to the resources, the enablement to our partners.."
December 9, 2015

Hortonworks clears a path to big data with Spark analytics

The in-memory analytic capabilities of Spark are being used to advance the Hortonworks Data Platform
December 9, 2015

Meet Your Friendly Neighborhood Spark Sherpa

"Hortonworks is the Spark Sherpa. They’re looking to us to be Sherpas on their Spark journey.."
November 24, 2015

5 Data Trends That Will Impact You in 2016

CTO Scott Gnau discusses 2016 Predictions
November 2, 2015

Hortonworks’ Arun Murthy on tailoring Hadoop to deliver horses, not unicorns

CBR spoke to Arun Murthy, founder of Hortonworks about Hadoop trends, Spark and not pushing new technology
November 2, 2015

Hortonworks Preps for Coming IoT Device Storm

Neustar and Hortonworks are collaborating on a suite of software that aims to be that horizontal platform for building and scaling IoT applications in the cloud.
October 20, 2015

Arun Murthy Discusses the Future of Hadoop

Find out where Arun Murthy sees the future of Hadoop going
October 19, 2015

Hortonworks’ Murthy: Hadoop’s next mission is to be more business friendly

Murthy talks about the next decade for Hadoop and how it needs to become more business process oriented
October 19, 2015

Pivotal goes after Oracle and ‘the traditional database’ with open source HAWQ

Is open source HAWQ really going to kill the traditional database?
October 19, 2015

Azure HDInsight on Ubuntu Linux brings Microsoft closer to hybrid cloud

Azure will run HDInsight on Ubuntu and Hortonworks
October 19, 2015

Hortonworks brings DataFlow to the enterprise

Hortonworks announces the availability of support subscriptions for its advanced stream processing platform, DataFlow
September 11, 2015

Using Hadoop inside Jaguar Land Rover, Zurich Insurance and the Home Office

So when Hortornworks invited me to the opening of their new office in London this week, where a number of high profile customers were speaking, I thought it would be a good opportunity to get some insight into the real-life examples of organisations that are starting to find value in analysing unstructured data.
September 8, 2015

Hortonworks CTO on Apache NiFi: What is it and why does it matter to IoT?

With its roots in NSA intelligence gathering, Apache NiFi is about to play a big role in Internet of Things apps, says Hortonworks CTO Scott Gnau.
August 31, 2015

Tag Team: McNamara and Zerbs Work Towards Common Tech Goals at Scotiabank

Apache Hadoop seemed like the obvious choice, according to Zerbs. At the time, though, the bank didn't have a lot of experience with the big data application.
August 26, 2015

Why Hortonworks acquired a data startup with ties to the internet of things

Hortonworks, a company that sells a version of open source Hadoop software for processing huge amounts of data, is using its latest acquisition to push into small data.
July 31, 2015

SQL-on-Hadoop tools help users navigate enterprise Hadoop course

Instead, ZirMed is using Hortonworks' Hadoop distribution along with Apache Hive, open source software that lets SQL-savvy developers and business users at the company query data stored in the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS).
July 14, 2015

Spark And Hadoop Are Friends, Not Foes

Spark isn’t a challenger that’s going to replace Hadoop. Rather, Hadoop is a foundation that makes Spark possible.
June 15, 2015

How TrueCar Uses Hadoop to Deliver Price Transparency

At Foltz-Smith’s urging, TrueCar jumped into Hadoop with both feet. The executive, who hates proof of concepts (“Pick a real problem. Do not do POCs.”) got the okay to invest in a 2 PB cluster, licensed the Hadoop distribution from Hortonworks, and they were off and running.