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More from John Kreisa

Dinah Washington sang “what a difference a day makes” and having lived in London for a year this month, I’m feeling that multiplied by 365!  And what a year it has been…. I joined Hortonworks back in 2012 when the company was barely 8 months old and moved to be part of the International team […]

This is another great European customer guest blog post  authored by Joan Viladrosa, Tech Lead & Senior Big Data Engineer at Billy Mobile. You can hear more about their solution by joining our live webcast February 23rd. Register here.   About Billy Mobile As a mobile ad exchange with a large marketplace of direct publishers […]

Today we proudly announced that Arkena, one of Europe’s leading media services companies, is using Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP™) to provide its media customers with an advanced analytics platform to deliver content to OTT customers through its content delivery network (CDN). This is a guest post from Reda Benzair the Vice President of Technical Development […]

Our business in Europe continues to expand and I’m excited to share this guest blog post from Geoff Cleaves, Business Intelligence Manager at Billy Mobile a new Hortonworks customer based in Barcelona, Spain. This week at Billy Mobile we are migrating our core technology stack onto HDP 2.3 and boy are we looking forward to […]

Guest blogger David Hill, Business Development Director at Open Energi, explains the challenges of building a virtual power station, and why data is the fuel. Follow Open Energi on @openenergi Open Energi is working with businesses in the UK to harness the flexible energy demand from their equipment and aggregating it to create a virtual […]

From Brian Burns, Regional Vice President-North Asia, Hortonworks Big data is affecting nearly every industry and in every geography worldwide. That is particularly true in regions that have heavy manufacturing and advanced digital economies like Japan and the whole of the APAC region. The potential for harnessing this data to improve operations and find new […]

This is a guest blog from Stefan Kupstaitis-Dunkler, Accenture Technology Solutions GmbH. I’ve been working at Accenture for almost a year and last month I was invited to attend the partner masterclass on HDP 2.3 Security. The classroom setting was a great forum for interactive discussions and a showcase of the security capabilities in the newest […]

The world is now estimated to be churning out quintillions of bytes of data every day, which goes to show why the industry is struggling to keep up with the ever increasing demand for data scientists to pinpoint those insights that can increase company revenues, or better manage their resources. The McKinsey Global Institute predicts […]

It’s been a busy few weeks here at Hortonworks and much of that busyness comes from all of the things we’ve been doing with our partners. This has been a stretch of time that we’ve affectionately been calling May-magedon with 9 major partner related events in a two and a half week span. We love […]

Am 22. Mai 2015 veranstalten Hortonworks und die codecentric AG einen kostenfreien Community Day im Rahmen ihrer langjährigen Partnerschaft. Auf der Agenda stehen Erfahrungsberichte aus dem Unternehmensalltag und neueste Entwicklungen vom europäischen Hadoop Summit 2015 – darunter Spark-on-YARN, Apache Zeppelin und die Hadoop-Enterprise-Features zu Security und Data Governance. Spannende Big-Data-Projekte von „Atlas“ bis „Zeppelin“ Anwendervorträge: Für […]

This week we are participating in the Microsoft Ignite conference in Chicago. Microsoft Ignite focuses on all Microsoft technologies and professionals and we are excited to demonstrate all of the ways we’ve been working with Microsoft to Do Hadoop together. As a long time Microsoft partner we are glad to be participating in this event […]

Hortonworks introduces HDP Operations Ready, HDP Security Ready and HDP Governance Ready certifications to showcase solutions that deeply integrate with enterprise Hadoop. Customer adoption of Apache Hadoop continues to accelerate the pace at which the community works to meet the requirements of Enterprise Hadoop. Once the place of HDFS and MapReduce only, the introduction of […]

As more organizations consider the cloud as a component of their Apache Hadoop deployments, we can look to our partners for a range of solutions designed to meet these needs. This is the first post in a series on partner solutions available for deploying Hadoop in the cloud. We will build on the Hybrid deployment […]

Arsalan Tavakoli-Shiraji, customer engagement lead overseeing business development activities at Databricks, is our guest blogger today. In this blog, he discusses our expanded partnership built around Apache Spark on Apache Hadoop in three areas: customers, engineering, and open source. Today Databricks and Hortonworks are announcing an expanded partnership built around Apache Spark; allow me to […]

More and more enterprises are looking to the cloud as a place to handle a variety of their data processing and backup needs. Apache Hadoop lends itself to running in cloud environments because of the alignment around scalability and flexibility for compute and storage offered with today’s cloud infrastructures. Today, we are excited to announce […]