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Recent industry research by both Strategy Meets Action (SMA) and Novarica highlights analytics as the top priority for the insurance industry. Further, the Insurers’ 2016 Strategic Initiatives: Advancing Industry Transformation report by SMA identified customer engagement as another top priority for insurers. Success in the insurance industry depends on your company’s ability to quickly interact […]

This article is the second installment in a three part series that covers one of the most critical issues facing the financial industry –  Trade Surveillance. While the first (and previous) post discussed the global scope of the problem across multiple global jurisdictions –  this post will discuss a candidate Big Data & Cloud Computing Architecture that can help market participants […]

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 Implementing a real-time Hive Streaming example by:mjohnson The Hive Streaming API enables the near real-time data ingestion into Hive. This two part posting reviews some of […]

Apache NiFi to prioritize which images should be sent to Spark in the cloud for computer vision machine learning During the 2nd demo of the Data Hacks & Demos session, at Hadoop Summit San Jose, Simon Ball demonstrated how to take data received from the edge, and run facial recognition on a more powerful cloud […]

Match image to an identifier, correlate with data and initiate personalized, real time electronic convo with customer in store During the 1st demo of the Data Hacks & Demos session, at Hadoop Summit San Jose, Jeremy Dyer modelled the scenario of a customer walking into a store, where a retailer can find out who they […]

So, it’s been a month since Hadoop Summit San Jose, where over 5000 of the leading tech innovators in big data came together to share their inventions, wisdom and know-how. One of the sessions – a powerpoint free zone, was Data Hacks & Demos, a keynote session hosted by Joe Witt and starring an international […]

“From coast to coast, the FBI and Securities and Exchange Commission have ensnared people not only at hedge funds, but at technology and pharmaceutical companies, consulting and law firms, government agencies, and even a major stock exchange.” – Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 2013; while announcing charges in a massive […]

User Interface and User Experience are some of the most important aspects of developing a product. No matter how many amazing features something has, a user must be able to access them in order to reap the full benefits of the product. For example, in the Apache Ambari Web UI, add-on apps called Views have, […]

みなさま Hortonworksでマーケティングを担当している北瀬です。Hortonworksに入社して1か月がたちましたので、ブログなど書いてみようかと思います。と言っても今回は「Hadoop Summit 2016 Tokyo」の紹介になります。 先日、6月28日〜30日、アメリカ、サンノゼで行われていた「Hadoop Summit 2016 San Jose」の様子はこちらで紹介されていますが、その熱気が日本にもやってきます!10月26日、27日に日本で初めてApache Hadoopのグローバルイベント「Hadoop Summit」が開催されます。只今、Hadoop Summit 実行委員会ではスピーカーを募集しています。ご興味ある方は、是非ご応募ください。 Hadoop Summit 2016 San Joseの様子 10周年を迎えたHadoop,データ分析の主戦場はクラウドとデータセンターの連携に ―「Hadoop Summit 2016 San Jose」レポート Hadoop Summitに見る、ビッグデータエコシステムの秩序と分断 テクノロジとプレーヤーが出揃った!北瀬公彦の「Hadoop Summit 2016」レポート Hadoop Summit 2016 Tokyo セッション募集カテゴリー ビジネス ビジネスに影響を与えた実際の事例 テクニカル Apache コミッターによる発表 アプリケーション開発、分析、データサイエンス ガバナンス、セキュリティ、運用管理 モダンデータアプリケーション、IoT、ストリーミング 応募に関して 応募方法: 下記より応募ください。発表は日本語でも問題ありませんが、応募に関しては英語お願いいたします。 Hadoop Summit 2016 Tokyo Call For Abstracts 締め切り: 8月12日(金) 何かご質問などありましたら、Melissa […]

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 HDF installation on EC2 by:mpandit Hortonworks DataFlow (HDF) powered by Apache NiFi, Kafka and Storm, collects, curates, analyzes and delivers real-time data from the IoAT to […]

Apache Spark 2.0 was released yesterday in the community. This is a long awaited release that delivers several key features. We are really excited about this release and sincerely thank the Apache Software Foundation and Apache Spark communities for making this release possible. The most notable improvements in this release are in the areas of API, […]

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 […]

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 […]