Cardinal Health, a leading provider of products and services supporting the healthcare industry, has selected to deploy their next generation data architecture based on the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP). The industry’s only true 100-percent open source data platform powered by Apache Hadoop, HDP enables Cardinal Health to better serve its customers’ needs for rapid data management, as part of the supply chain management and business intelligence processes.
Hortonworks, a leading contributor to Apache Hadoop, today announced that it has been selected by AlwaysOn as one of the 2013 OnDemand Top 100 Private Companies in the Cloud Application Platforms category for its Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP), the industry’s only 100-percent open source distribution of Apache Hadoop. The OnDemand 100 features companies with game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players.
Hadoop Summit North America 2013, the premier Apache Hadoop community event, today announced that the program is now available for review http://bit.ly/119Iidb. The oldest and largest Apache Hadoop event is now in its sixth year, bringing together an ever-expanding community of developers, data scientists, architects, administrators, data analysts and vendors all interested in advancing, extending or implementing Apache Hadoop.
Luminar to be Honored at Ventana Business Technology Leadership Summit for Achieving Superior Results with Big Data Analytics Using the Hortonworks Data Platform.
Hortonworks, Mirantis and Red Hat Team to Simplify Deployment and Management of Apache Hadoop on OpenStack
Hortonworks, the leading contributor to ApacheTM Hadoop®, Mirantis, the largest OpenStack® systems integrator and Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions and the largest contributor to the most recent release of OpenStack, today announced they are working together to contribute significantly to Project Savanna under the OpenStack community guidelines to deliver Apache Hadoop on OpenStack. This collaboration aims to provide many benefits including providing open source APIs and simpler transitions when moving Hadoop workloads between public and private clouds.
Bob Page has joined the company as vice president of products. Previously at eBay, Inc., Page brings over 17 years of enterprise data and analytics experience to Hortonworks and will lead the strategic development of the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP), the industry’s only community-driven, 100-percent open source platform powered by Apache Hadoop. Page will be responsible for delivering enterprise-grade, stable versions of HDP that help accelerate Hadoop adoptions and extend the big data platform to the entire IT ecosystem.
The 100-percent open source Hortonworks Data Platform is the industry’s first and only Apache Hadoop distribution for both Windows and Linux, enabling organizations to run Hadoop-based solutions natively on Windows. The beta release is available now for download from Hortonworks.
Hortonworks announced the submission of two new incubation projects to the Apache Software Foundation and the launch of the Stinger Initiative, three efforts aimed at enhancing the security and performance of Hadoop applications. As part of its continued commitment to making Apache Hadoop an enterprise-viable data platform, Hortonworks is introducing these projects to address key enterprise requirements in an open and collaborative way within the Hadoop community.
Hadoop Summit Europe 2013, the European extension of the original and world’s largest Apache Hadoop community conference, today announced its official program, featuring a keynote address from 451 Group Analyst and Research Manager for Data Management and Analytics Matt Aslett and 40 use cases and educational sessions from leading industry and community experts. In addition, Hadoop Summit Europe 2013 boasts an impressive list of Platinum, Gold and Silver sponsors, demonstrating ecosystem support for Apache Hadoop from leading producers of software and services for the enterprise.