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Latest news from Hortonworks in the media and press
May 21, 2014

Big Data 100: Big Data Infrastructure, Tools And Services

By adding XA Secure's technology to the Hortonworks Data Platform, the vendor strengthens its competitive hand against other Hadoop distributors.
May 21, 2014

Hortonworks, BMC team up to support Hadoop automation

BMC's Control-M software automation system will help speed up Hadoop implementation and can also be integrated with Hadoop subcomponents
May 20, 2014

Hortonworks Hadoop distro now supported by BMC Software

The move gives the Hortonworks Hadoop distribution direct support access to BMC's Big Data management framework, Control-M for Hadoop.
May 19, 2014

To help Hadoop adoption, Hortonworks to make security tools open-source

Hortonworks, which is trying to make the Hadoop open-source big data software safer for the enterprise, plans to use its acquisition of XA Secure to beef up its security.
May 19, 2014

InfoQ eMag: Hadoop

This eMag will delve into the various updates in Hadoop 2, including new projects such as Storm, Tez, Spark and others.
May 19, 2014

Big Data Bits: Data for All Edition

So this week’s edition of Big Data Bits is all about A Players and it comes in two parts.
May 16, 2014

Hadoop security gets better, and not a moment too soon

As covered yesterday by Gigaom’s Derrick Harris, major Hadoop distribution provider Hortonworks announced this morning its acquisition of XA Secure, a provider of fine-grained security and policy management for Hadoop.
May 15, 2014

Hortonworks’ Hadoop Security Buy

Hortonworks acquires startup XA Secure and will bring its Hadoop access, authorization, and audit policy layer into open-source.
May 15, 2014

Hadoop security: Hortonworks buys XA Secure – and plans to turn it open source

Hadoop software and services company Hortonworks is sticking to its pure open source philosophy in its acquisition of XA Secure, which it will hand back to the Apache community.
May 15, 2014

Hortonworks Purchase Points to Need to Lock Down Hadoop

But Hortonworks and other companies–including Cloudera and MapR Technologies–are building commercial businesses around the technology.
May 15, 2014

Hortonworks Buys Big Data Security Specialist, Will Donate IP to Apache

In an effort to provide a single-pane-of-glass view of data security, authorization, auditing and overall governance for Hadoop, Hortonworks has acquired big data security specialist XA Secure.
May 15, 2014

Hortonworks Buys XA Secure, Redefines Security for Hadoop

Hortonworks may be making big data history today when it announces the acquisition of XA Secure, a data company that provides a comprehensive security suite for Apache Hadoop.
May 15, 2014

Hortonworks makes a Hadoop security play and buys XA Secure

Hortonworks has bought a startup called XA Secure that’s focused on securing the entire Hadoop cluster and enforcing compliance with company-wide policies.
May 13, 2014

Hortonworks Announces Hive 0.13 with Vectorized Query Execution and Hive on Tez

Hortonworks, a company focused on development and support of Hadoop, has announced the release of Hive 0.13.
April 23, 2014

Hortonworks Partners with Concurrent for Hadoop Development

Hortonworks Inc. and Concurrent Inc. announced this week they are partnering to make Hadoop development easier and quicker by combining the former's data platform with the latter's Cascading application development framework.
April 23, 2014

Why Hortonworks’ Hadoop Pitch May Be Perfect

Yet Hortonworks value proposition to Enterprises isn’t one of its software being free — it’s about being 100 percent open source, expanding the Hadoop platform, and being able to support its customers and partners like no one else can.
April 22, 2014

Cloudera, Hortonworks Move To Expand Their Partner Ecosystems

Cloudera and Hortonworks, rivals in the fast-growing market for Hadoop-related software and services, are stepping up their channel games by expanding their channel ecosystems and enlisting a growing number of solution provider, ISV and OEM partners.
April 22, 2014

Hortonworks boosts Concurrent team up for Big Data applications

The elusive promise of the Big Data app economy has inched a little closer to reality on Monday after Hortonworks expanded its partnership with Concurrent to package the startup’s Cascading development framework into its flagship Hadoop distribution.
April 21, 2014

Hortonworks Adds Cascading For Big Data App Development

Hortonworks adds Concurrent's Cascading SDK to its Hadoop distribution to help developers operationalize big data applications.
April 21, 2014

Hortonworks Keen on Cascading-Tez Combo

As one of the central Hadoop players, Hortonworks is well aware of Concurrent and its open-source Cascading development framework
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