In the Press

Latest news from Hortonworks in the media and press
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.
September 2, 2014

Hortonworks Deploys Apache Kafka in Preview Mode to Simulate Real-Time Event Stream

Late last week, Leading enterprise Hadoop providers Hortonworks announced the availability of Apache Kafka as a technical preview on their Hortonworks Data Platform product.
August 28, 2014

Hortonworks gets more serious about real-time data with Kafka integration

Hortonworks has added Apache Kafka to tis Hadoop software platform as a technical preview. Kafka isn’t the most popular tool in the world, but it’s widely used among large web companies, making it a useful add-on for luring customers of that ilk.
August 25, 2014

Hortonworks Names Analyst Marshall VP of Development

Big data startup Hortonworks just announced an interesting hire. The company says it has tapped Brian Marshall, a analyst with the researcher firm ISI, as its VP of corporate development.
August 19, 2014

Defeat Your Job Hunt Forever By Learning These Big Data Tools

Data science is changing so fast that companies are facing a shortage of experts.
August 18, 2014

Hadoop gets real

Here's how four IT leaders managed to bring Hadoop systems from the sandbox into production.
August 4, 2014

Novetta and Hortonworks Provide Visibility into Relationships Across Enterprise Hadoop Data

Novetta Identity Analytics has achieved Hortonworks Certification, and Novetta has joined the Hortonworks Technology Partner Program.
August 4, 2014

IT Careers: Open Source, Open Resume

Don't trash the traditional resume just yet, but developers who contribute to open source projects may find their code becomes their best career-boosting tool.
August 3, 2014

Meet Fortune’s 2014 Big Data All-Stars

Meet Fortune’s first class of Big Data All-Stars: 20 extraordinary people who we think are the best at connecting the dots, digging deep, and discovering the information that will transform the way businesses operate.
August 2, 2014

Here’s why HP invested $50M in the Hortonworks approach to Hadoop

It’s not the hundreds of millions Intel invested into Cloudera earlier this year, but the $50 million HP invested in Hortonworks earlier this month is still significant.
July 30, 2014

Hortonworks CEO Rob Bearden on the latest Hadoop hubbub

Team Hortonworks now includes HP while rival Cloudera can boast of funding from Intel and In-Q-tel.
July 30, 2014

Pivotal team-up with Hortonworks seen as no threat to HP’s investment

Pivotal Software, Inc. said Monday that it will collaborate with Hortonworks, Inc. on the open source Apache Ambari project.
July 30, 2014

Tech Companies’ Secret Weapon: Animal Logos

“The perception of many tech businesses is that they’re just ones and zeros,” says Dean Crutchfield, an independent branding consultant. “Done right, a little fluffy puppy is hard to ignore.”
July 29, 2014

HP invests $50 million in Hortonworks, forges big data partnership

Hewlett-Packard said it has invested $50 million in Hortonworks as part of a broad integration pact aimed at big data analytics customers.
July 29, 2014

HP drops $50M into Hadoop company Hortonworks

Today, the legacy tech giant announced that it has dumped $50 million into Hortonworks, a leading distributor of Hadoop open-source software for storing, processing, and analyzing lots of different kinds of data.
July 29, 2014

H-P, Hortonworks Extend Partnership on Big Data

Hewlett-Packard Co. will extend its strategic partnership to integrate engineering strategies with Hortonworks Inc., the venture-backed Big Data company that is preparing to go public next year. The extension is supported by a $50 million equity investment by H-P, which, as part of the partnership, uses Hortonworks Data Platform as the Hadoop component of its own big data platform, HP HAVEn. The companies also said in a joint...
July 28, 2014

Team of rivals: Hortonworks, Pivotal join up for Hadoop project

Competitors band together to contribute to Apache Ambari project for Hadoop provisioning, monitoring, and management
July 28, 2014

Hortonworks, Pivotal team to better manage Hadoop

Prominent Hadoop software and service companies Hortonworks and Pivotal have partnered to further develop software called Ambari, which would make it easier for enterprises to manage Hadoop distributions.
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