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The Hortonworks Blog

This summer, I worked as a Customer Success Intern with the Technical Support Team at Hortonworks. My experience as an intern was packed with fun but what I really was able to takeaway from the opportunity was an invaluable experience. I worked on the automation side with the support team, helping build tools and scripts […]

(Image Courtesy – www.theastuteadvisor.com) “Perhaps more than anything else, failure to recognize the precariousness and fickleness of confidence-especially in cases in which large short-term debts need to be rolled over continuously-is the key factor that gives rise to the this-time-is-different syndrome.Highly indebted governments, banks, or corporations can seem to be merrily rolling along for an extended period, when bang!-confidence collapses, […]

It has been another exciting week on Hortonworks Community Connection HCC. We continue to see great activity and recommend the following assets from last week. Top Articles from HCC Phoenix HBase Tuning – Quick Hits by:smanjee HBase tuning like any other service within the ecosystem requires understanding of the configurations and the impact (good or […]

Apache Hive 2.1 was released about a month ago and it’s a great opportunity to review how Hive 2 is drastically changing the landscape for SQL on Hadoop. There is so much new in Hive it’s hard to pick highlights, but here are a few: Interactive query with Hive LLAP. LLAP was introduced in Hive […]

The need to address Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR) concerns is well known to anyone who runs production systems. This blog introduces HBase’s new backup and restore capabilities, which give HBase the ability to perform full and incremental backups across clusters and into the cloud. When combined with real-time replication, this new incremental backup […]

Capital Markets are the face of the financial industry to the general public and generate a large percent of the GDP for the world economy. Despite all the negative press they have garnered since the financial crisis of 2008, capital markets perform an important social function in that they contribute heavily to economic growth and are […]

Following the success of our sold-out 2015 Roadshow, we are pleased to announce our worldwide Future of Data Roadshow 2016! The Roadshow brings the innovators driving the future of data to you and offers insightful content for both business and technical attendees. This is an invaluable opportunity to network with leaders who are transforming their business […]

It has been another exciting week on Hortonworks Community Connection HCC. We continue to see great activity and recommend the following assets from last week. Top Articles from HCC Horses for Courses: Apache Spark Streaming and Apache Nifi by:vvaks Comparing Apache Nifi and Apache Spark Streaming for different streaming and IOT use cases Data Analysis […]

Significant Throughput and Latency Gains Between Apache Storm 0.9 and 1.0 The release of version 1.0 marks another major milestone for Apache Storm. Since becoming an Apache project in Sept 2013, much work has gone into maturing the feature set and also improving performance by reworking or tweaking various components. (See A Brief History of […]

Day 1: On Day 1 we heard about how data is revolutionizing the world and how people are changing the landscape of Big Data. At our Women in Big Data (WiBD) lunch, panelists offered advice and insight on how women are changing the cultural landscape of technology. The Women in Big Data group was strongly […]

Hadoop Summit in San Jose wrapped up a few weeks ago. This was the ninth year and, wow, have we come a long way. It’s been a decade for Apache Hadoop and five years for Hortonworks. Hadoop Summit is the leading conference for Hadoop and data management, and this year saw well over 4,000 attendees […]

It has been another exciting week on Hortonworks Community Connection HCC. We have lots of great technical content and are continuing to see great activity. We recommend the following assets from last week: Top Articles from HCC Disaster recovery and Backup best practices in a typical Hadoop Cluster :Series 1 Introduction by:rbiswas Disaster recovery plan […]

It has been another exciting week on Hortonworks Community Connection HCC. We have lots of great technical content and are continuing to see great activity. We recommend the following assets from last week: Top Articles from HCC Adding KDC Administrator Credentials to the Ambari Credential Store by:rlevas Rack Awareness by:rbiswas Spark+Pycharm+Pybuilder on Docker by:smanjee YARN […]

“The data fabric is the next middleware.” –Todd Papaioannou, CTO at Splunk Enterprises across the globe are confronting the need to create a Digital Strategy. While the term itself may seen intimidating to some, to the business it essentially implies an agile culture built on customer centricity & responsiveness. The only way to attain Digital success […]

I was back ‘home’ for Hadoop Summit San Jose last week and I have to admit, it was fantastic to be hosting our customers and partners from across Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia! It was a true testament to the relationships I’ve seen develop first hand within our international business over the past 12 […]