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July 24, 2014

HP joins the Hadoop backers club, pours $50M into Hortonworks

Another day, another Hadoop investment. This time, it’s Hewlett-Packard bankrolling Hortonworks to the tune of $50 million. Your move, Cloudera.
July 24, 2014

HP Makes $50 Million Strategic Investment in Hortonworks

Re/code has learned that HP today will announce a strategic partnership under which it will invest $50 million in Hortonworks, the Hadoop startup that spun out of Yahoo in 2011.
July 10, 2014

Hadoop 2, YARN set to shake up data management and analytics

Consultant Wayne Eckerson says Hadoop 2, with its key YARN component, qualifies as a flexible big data operating system. And it could quickly take the open source framework into the IT mainstream, he predicts.
July 9, 2014

The 10 Coolest Big Data Products Of 2014 (So Far)

Hortonworks debuted the new release of its Hadoop distribution in April, adding new SQL query technology to boost the speed and scale of Hadoop application queries.
July 9, 2014

Accenture and Hortonworks Join Forces to Help Businesses Manage Big Data

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an alliance agreement with Hortonworks, a leading contributor to and provider of enterprise Apache™ Hadoop®, in a further strategic move to build its big data and digital capabilities and bring big outcomes from big data and analytics to its clients.
July 8, 2014

Accenture partners with Hortonworks as big data rally continues

Hortonworks will serve up its Hadoop distribution platform to Accenture customers, while Accenture will offer support to clients looking to marry the Hortonworks data platform with their existing IT infrastructure.
June 26, 2014

Apache Spark Gets YARN Approval from Hortonworks

Hortonworks today announced that Apache Spark is certified to work with YARN, the quarterback calling plays in next-gen Hadoop v2 clusters.
June 26, 2014

Hortonworks Certifies Spark On YARN, Hadoop

Hortonworks catches up to Cloudera with YARN-managed implementation of Spark in-memory framework for machine learning on Hadoop.
June 23, 2014

Hortonworks Acquires XA Secure to Strengthen Security in Enterprise Hadoop

Hortonworks recently acquired the data security company XA Secure to help the organization in providing comprehensive security to Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP).
June 16, 2014

In Hadoop, Yahoo is still Hortonworks’ secret weapon

Hadoop is a complex technology, so it helps to have friends in high places when you’re trying to develop it and integrate webscale tooling into enterprise environments.
June 13, 2014

These big data companies are ones to watch

There are scores of promising big data companies, but Fortune sought to cut through the noise and reached out to a number of luminaries in the field to ask which big data companies they believe have the biggest potential.
June 13, 2014

Hortonworks’s Cunitz Plots IPO and Slates Cloudera

Both Cloudera and Hadoop are growing but their respective strategies reveal two disparate approaches.
June 13, 2014

Palo Alto’s Hortonworks Heads South, Signs Big Lease in Santa Clara

Hortonworks Inc., the three-year-old big-data software company, is roughly tripling its local real estate footprint as it moves from Palo Alto to Santa Clara.
June 11, 2014

SQL-on-Hadoop brings open source framework into mainstream

Assorted SQL additions to Hadoop are getting attention of late. Users at the recent Hadoop Summit say these tools betoken better interactive queries.
June 5, 2014

Hadoop’s Holy Moment #hadoopsummit

What was significant about the conversation is that, despite being employed by fierce competitors, Cutting and Murthy showed genuine appreciation for each other and respect for each other’s contributions to the Apache Hadoop project.
June 5, 2014

BNY Mellon Finds Promise and Integration Challenges with Hadoop

BNY Mellon, Target, British Gas and other companies spoke at the Hadoop Summit conference in San Jose about the challenges of integrating Hadoop software with existing software at their companies.
June 5, 2014

Target, TrueCar, BNY Mellon Talk Up Hadoop Software Promise

In case you're unfamiliar, the Hadoop software is likened to a database and may be seen as competition for traditional relational databse systems from Oracle (ORCL) and IBM (IBM), and, to a certain extent, the analytical capabilities of Teradata (TDC (thought that is a matter of debate), but it really is a bird of a different feather.
June 4, 2014

Yahoo: We Run the Whole Company on Hadoop

Hadoop is absolutely critical to the operations of Yahoo, executives with the company said this week at the Hadoop Summit.
June 4, 2014

Generation Hadoop

Experts predict that Hadoop, the framework for processing and storing data, will become widely used in data centers over the next five years.
June 4, 2014

Hadoop Hits the Big Time

Hadoop is going mainstream with established companies recognizing dramatic cost savings and performance improvements.

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