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In the Press

Latest news from Hortonworks in the media and press
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.
June 11, 2015

Big Data Customers Describe Hadoop Experiences

Big data growth has driven strong use cases for Hadoop, the open source grid storage technology, according to executives representing Home Depot, Rogers Communications, Schlumberger, Symantec and Verizon at Hadoop Summit.
June 9, 2015

Hadoop Opportunity ‘Never Been Bigger’ Says Hortonworks CEO

Bearden delivered a positive and energetic keynote address at the Hadoop Summit, which drew about 4,000 attendees to the San Jose convention center, Hortonworks‘ biggest show of the year.
June 8, 2015

Hadoop Focus Shifts as it Enters Golden Years

In a chat with The Platform, Hortonworks VP of Corporate Strategy, Shaun Connolly said that when it comes to the Fortune 100, Hortonworks has significant share with 71% of the retail companies, 75% of the telcos, and around half of all the top banks on the list.
June 8, 2015

Hortonworks eases path to Hadoop

With HDP 2.3, its latest Hadoop distribution, Hortonworks emphasizes ease of adoption and administration.
May 13, 2015

Moving Data Down I-44 and Making it Actionable

Using a platform from Hortonworks (Santa Clara, Calif.), the health system replicated and optimized its data from Epic into Hadoop giving providers real-time functionality to analyze and act on it.
April 22, 2015

Hortonworks founder: Ambari 2.0 is as big a deal as Hadoop 2.0

From the Atlas security project, to Ambari 2.0 and SequenceIQ, Hadoop veteran and Hortonworks co-founder Arun Murthy discusses some big-data themes of the moment.
April 14, 2015

Hortonworks Keeps Time With Hadoop’s Cloud March

Hortonworks has rolled out some new features based on time-tested tools like Yarn and Ambari and with added hooks from this week’s acquisition of SequenceIQ to manage rapid deployments.
April 13, 2015

Hortonworks to speed Hadoop cloud deployments

Hortonworks has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Budapest-based SequenceIQ, a specialist in deployment automation technology for launching on-demand Hadoop clusters in the cloud or any environment that supports Docker containers.
March 4, 2015

Hortonworks chief: Why it’s time for some tough Hadoop decisions

The recent unveiling of the Open Data Platform with Pivotal is a sign of telling changes afoot in the Hadoop market, according to Hortonworks president Herb Cunitz.
February 17, 2015

Pivotal unveils Hadoop Open Data Platform, deepens Hortonworks links and open-sources code

Along with lifting the lid on the Open Data Platform Hadoop initiative, cloud firm Pivotal is strengthening its ties with Hortonworks and open-sourcing core big-data technology.
February 12, 2015

Hortonworks Teams Up With Hitachi to Develop Hadoop Technology

Hortonworks Inc. will team up with Hitachi Data Systems Corp. to develop Hadoop technology, seeking to expand the data-analysis software’s use by working on products with established firms.
January 28, 2015

Hadoop gets serious about data governance

Hortonworks launches a comprehensive three-point plan to shore up data governance in Hadoop
October 9, 2014

Hadoop Wins Converts Outside Silicon Valley

"...All Hadoop providers share a common purpose, says Hortonworks CEO Rob Bearden: making the technology 'mind-numbingly simple and reliable.'"
September 24, 2014

Hortonworks Invests In Spark On Hadoop

Hortonworks improves Hive integration, plans security and performance upgrades for hot Spark in-memory analytics platform.
September 24, 2014

Hortonworks reignites Spark to boost Hadoop

Hortonworks puts its development expertise into bolstering Spark, Hadoop's in-memory processing system, to craft a next-generation tool
September 3, 2014

Are Hortonworks + Hive Community Paving Hadoop’s Future?

In this case we’re talking about delivery on the Stinger initiative, which teamed engineers from Hadoop distro provider Hortonworks with more than 140 developers to advance interactive SQL querying ability on Apache Hive at scale in pure open source.