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Accelerated Threat Triage and Expanded Deployment Options Two months ago, the Metron Engineering and PM team  released  Technical Preview 1 of Apache Metron based on the 0.1 release. We shared our vision for an open community based cybersecurity solution that provides real-time, cross-referenced and contextualized big data to combat cyber threats. Apache Metron Reference Architecture As the above […]

Visual, real-time provenance validates veracity of data It’s been nine months since I first learned about Hortonworks DataFlow, which is powered by Apache NiFi, Kafka and Storm. Back then, I was immediately able to see the productivity benefits that the Apache NiFi aspect of HDF would have brought to my previous work in analyzing data […]

Water, water everywhere, Nor any drop to drink These lines from “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” by Samuel Taylor Coleridge also accurately describe the companies that are trying to transform themselves into a data driven company. These organizations have astronomical volumes of raw data at their disposal but how do they find that proverbial […]

We are right on the verge of some great celebrations of 10 years of Apache Hadoop! Hadoop Summit San Jose 2016 is almost here too marking these celebrations! Held on June 28-30, 2016, it is the event for technical and business audiences to learn how big data continues to a major force in transforming the […]

Today we announced our Global Professional Services (GPS) program and new offerings to help enable Hortonworks Connected Data Platforms’ customers with the implementation, advisory and managed services. GPS program and new Hortonworks Services offerings are tailored to meet the expertise needs at any stage of data platform adoption journey and will help the enterprises to […]

On the tree of automotive evolution, the modern car is a closer cousin to the computer than classic clunker. That’s the influence of tech at work — and the consumer’s appetite for it. It’s caused OEMs to prioritize infotainment and connectivity instead of just horsepower and MPGs. That shift has resulted in the expectation that […]

At Hadoop Summit San Jose we are excited to be joined by industry experts from the industry. Here are just a few of the business focussed sessions, but you need to register to attend Hadoop Summit. What is Data? And What Are You Doing? Speaker: Russell Foltz-Smith from RFS Productions  Abstract: We all talk about and do […]

June has got off to a great start – and not only because it seems like summer has arrived in London!  Yesterday, our team gathered in our International HQ a stone’s throw from Liverpool Street Station for a session with Mike Schiebel, our cyber security strategist, who is visiting from the west coast.  We have […]

We are proud to announce the technical preview of Spark-HBase Connector, developed by Hortonworks working with Bloomberg. The Spark-HBase connector leverages Data Source API (SPARK-3247) introduced in Spark-1.2.0.  It bridges the gap between the simple HBase Key Value store and complex relational SQL queries and enables users to perform complex data analytics on top of […]

According to Gartner Research, by 2020 the total number of connected cars will be nine times more than that of 2015. Additionally, 80% of all new vehicles will have data connectivity, 30% of connected-vehicles will have built-in, over-the-air software capabilities, and over one billion connected automotive subsystems will be shipped. With the exponential growth of […]

In this age, all systems need to be up all the time and run efficiently. It is not that simple and most of us need help and advice from experts who have done this before. The great news is that there are a set of experts ready to help and share their experiences at Hadoop Summit San […]

Business is having to adapt or die, and building data-aware compelling applications are key in this evolving market. Jim Walker – Vice President of Marketing, EverString lead the Modern Data Track session selection for Hadoop Summit San Jose. His committee focussed on submissions that showcased applications that derived business value and competitive advantage from large volumes of data. These set of […]

About the author: Paul Boal is the big data practice lead at Amitech Solutions. At StampedeCon in St. Louis on July 26-28, 2016 he will be presenting more details on the use of NiFi and Hadoop to manage and analyze data from wearable fitness devices in a population health management solution with Big Cloud Analytics. […]

With the growing volumes of diverse data being stored in the Data Lake, any breach of this enterprise-wide data can be catastrophic, from privacy violations and regulatory infractions to corporate image and long-term shareholder value. Seshu Adunuthula – Head of Analytics Infrastructure, eBay acting as Track Chair for Governance and Security for Hadoop Summit San Jose has […]

The previous two posts have covered the business & strategic need for Wealth Management IT applications to reimagine themselves to support their clients. How is this to be accomplished and what does a candidate architectural design pattern look like? What are the key enterprise wide IT concerns? This third & final post (3/3) tackles these questions. […]