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The Hortonworks Blog

Giving our users more tools to help diagnose and troubleshoot complex issues Here on the Cloud & Operations team, our goal is to make HDP easier to install, manage, and monitor, and over the last four years we have made a lot of progress to help improve the Hadoop Operator’s day-to-day experience.  We’ve made critical […]

Hello from the Metron PM and Engineering Team Over the last few months, you may have read a series of blogs written by the Metron Product Management and Engineering teams on CyberSecurity and Analytics and the role that Big Data / Hadoop / HDP plays in this space. In December 2015, James Sirota, Director of Security Solutions […]

Public Preview – Apache Atlas and Apache Ranger are now integrated to drive dynamic classification-based security    Why Governance and Security are better together? How do you keep track of large number of diverse data objects (think hundred thousand data entities) in your data lake that continue to increase every day. Now that Apache Hadoop […]

We are pleased to announce that Hortonworks DataFlow 1.2 is now available! Hortonworks DataFlow is a data-source agnostic, real time data collection and dataflow management platform that makes data movement fast, easy and secure. HDF 1.2 supports over 130 processors including Kafka, Couchbase, Microsoft Azure Event Hub and Splunk, which enable an easy point and […]

This is the second blog in a series written by Richard Proctor, GM of Global Healthcare at Hortonworks, Inc. The first can be found here. The series will discuss the reasons for Healthcare’s surging interest in, and rapid adoption of, Hadoop. Healthcare represents the next frontier in gaining big insights from Big Data. Remote patient monitoring, telehealth, […]

The recent decline in oil prices put pressure on the IT budgets of exploration and production (E&P) companies across the globe. However, these macro-economic challenges also represent an opportunity to rethink legacy IT platforms for storing and processing data. At Hortonworks, we partner with our E&P customers to renovate their data systems by adding Hortonworks […]

 

The Data Tipping Point

We all hear about how much has changed in the world of data and analytics over the last decade. All of this is driven by the explosion of data… and I don’t think we’ve seen anything yet. The real impact of Internet of All Things (IOaT) will be bigger than anything we’ve seen, and it’s […]

I recently discussed the future of data with Arun Murthy, one of the founders of Hortonworks.   The good news is that, not only is the technology available, but Hortonworks customers are already getting competitive advantage from their data right now.   The dream that Arun and the other founders had when they created Hortonworks of […]

Hortonworks is proud and committed to being 100% open, we break down silos, push boundaries and enable the entire ecosystem to flourish and innovate (read Shaun Connolly’s blog). That belief extends to our commitment with Open Data Platform initiative (ODPi) as well, we are proud to be part of ODPi because it operates under an open governance model […]

This is the first blog in a series written by Richard Proctor, GM of Global Healthcare at Hortonworks, Inc. The series will discuss the reasons for Healthcare’s surging interest in, and rapid adoption of, Hadoop. We’ve all heard a lot lately about Hadoop, especially within the Healthcare industry. Well, this is really important stuff! Healthcare represents the […]

Another busy week on Hortonworks Community Connection, here is the hot content for this week (based on community activity and votes): Top 3 articles this week: (or see the whole list here) Map Hive jobs to YARN queues Using a Hive hook to map jobs to YARN queues when using hive.server2.enable.doAs = false (security best practices and […]

Denodo, providers of a data virtualization solution, has partnered with Hortonworks to help customers access their data stored in HDP – and any other data source in the organization – seamlessly and in real-time. Hadoop and the Need for Speed The amount of data continues to explode, doubling every two years, and this flood of […]

Another busy week on Hortonworks Community Connection, here is the hot content for this week (based on community activity and votes): Top 3 articles this week: (or see the whole list here) Quickly enable SSL encryption for Hadoop components in HDP Sandbox Nice collection of scripts and advice on using Sandbox with SSL.  Hive on Tez Performance Tuning […]

As all of us know, the advent of big data has revolutionized analytics and data science allowing enterprises to store, access and analyze vast amounts of historical data.  But existing data platforms need to evolve to deal with the tsunami of data-in-motion being generated by the Internet of Anything (IoAT). We need a fresh approach to maximize […]

The Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP)[1] compliments core Apache Hadoop with Enterprise level governance, security, and operations capabilities. At HDP’s architectural center is YARN, providing resource management and a pluggable architecture that enables batch, interactive and real-time workloads to run effectively together, in the same cluster. SAS® Event Stream Processing[1] is embeddable software that analyzes streaming […]