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February 10, 2014

Red Hat and Hortonworks Expand Strategic Big Data Alliance

The two partners are working to make it easier than ever to bring Hadoop into the enterprise with an open hybrid cloud model and improved customer support collaboration.
February 10, 2014

Red Hat Deal Gives Hortonworks Enterprise Clout

The strategic partnership that Hortonworks and Red Hat unveiled today is interesting on several fronts.
February 10, 2014

Red Hat and Hortonworks fuse Hadoop and cloud in new partnership

Red Hat and Hortonworks are integrating a number of technologies to give joint customers a more seamless experience running their Hadoop workloads on private cloud or virtualized infrastructure.
February 4, 2014

Hortonworks’ Murthy bullish on Microsoft’s Nadella

Satya Nadella is the new CEO of Microsoft. Arun Murthy, Founder and Architect at big name Hadoop player Hortonworks, is stoked.
January 30, 2014

16 Top Big Data Analytics Platforms

Data analysis is a do-or-die requirement for today's businesses. We analyze notable vendor choices, from Hadoop upstarts to traditional database players.
January 22, 2014

Hortonworks launches HDP 2.0 for Windows

Hortonworks, the buzzed-about Big Data startup that spun out of Yahoo in 2011, announced today the availability of its latest Hadoop distribution for Windows.
January 21, 2014

The Future of Hadoop Runs on Tez, Hortonworks Says

While the introduction of YARN in Hadoop version 2 helped to unhook the framework from its MapReduce roots, the folks at Hortonworks say the next step of the Hadoop journey will ride atop the Apache Tez engine.
January 21, 2014

Hortonworks Brings Hadoop 2.0 to Windows

The Hadoop specialist has announced the general availability of Hortonworks Data Platform 2.0 for Windows, which is designed to bring the power of Hadoop 2.0's YARN-based architecture to Windows data centers.
January 21, 2014

Hortonworks Data Platform 2.0 for Windows goes GA

That release of Hadoop, along with its "YARN" component, allows the Big Data technology to be used on petabyte-scale datasets without having to use the batch-oriented and laborious MapReduce algorithm.
December 19, 2013

A Look Back at 2013: The Year Big Data Work Began

CIOs are no longer talking about big data in terms of “it’s something we’ve got to do,” instead they’re making plans, putting big data projects into their budgets and writing checks.
December 19, 2013

Hortonworks Wants To Own Big Data Without Owning Anything

Bearden envisions a bold new business paradigm, one in which data is no longer “post-transaction, reactive,” but rather “pre-transaction, interactive.”
December 16, 2013

A Quick Guide To Choosing The Right Way To Use Hadoop

I’ve developed a simple framework that can help quickly explain the differences in the way Hadoop distributions are created and packaged, which may help you find the product that is right for you.
December 15, 2013

At the University of California Irvine, a Big-Data Revolution

The data initiative is focusing on reducing avoidable readmissions, speeding new research projects, and tracking patient vital statistics in real time.
December 15, 2013

The three most common ways data junkies are using Hadoop

Hadoop will have a profound impact on the enterprise data landscape. Understanding the common patterns of use, can greatly reduce the complexity.
December 13, 2013

Reaping the Fruits of Hadoop Labor in 2014

Hadoop has already proved itself to be a disruptive technology that's shaking up the economics of data storage. Going forward, it's anybody's guess how it plays out.
December 12, 2013

A Survey and Interview on How Hadoop Is Used Today

As organizations have begun collecting and producing massive amounts of data, they have started to recognize the advantages of data analysis, but they are also struggling to manage the massive amounts of information they have.
December 10, 2013

If you thought the Hadoop war of words was over, think again

The truth is that it’s probably too soon to declare either company a winner or a loser; there’s good reason to believe they’ll both win.
December 5, 2013

The Ten Coolest Big Data Products of 2013

So it's no surprise there's been an explosion this year of innovative big data products from both young startups and more established vendors.
December 4, 2013

The Right Skills For Big Data Jobs

As companies increasingly look to big data to help them make informed decisions, there is a growing push for data science skills.
December 2, 2013

Trend-Setting Products in Data for 2014

The data-driven demands on organizations have never been greater. Today, organizations need to manage more data, flowing faster, and with greater variety from more sources than ever before.

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