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The Hortonworks Blog

Managing online security for companies is a big task. In a world of increasing cyber threats, the risks to financial organizations are greater than they have ever been. Data breaches result not only in financial loss from data theft and misuse, but in significant reputation damage to the organizations that experience them. How can such […]

In this guest blog, Kumar Srivastava, senior director of product management at ClearStory Data, shares his thoughts on ClearStory’s integration with Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) We are excited to be working with and announcing ClearStory Data’s integration with Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) during Strata + Hadoop World 2015. This partnership with Hortonworks is significant as […]

OspreyData is a Hortonworks® technology partner whose solution is certified both for Hortonworks Data Platform and YARN. The company delivers agile big data analytics solutions for the oil and gas industry. In this blog, Al Brown, CTO at OspreyData, shares his thoughts on how the industry is addressing a big problem: unplanned interruptions to production. […]

Today, SAS and Hortonworks, two long-time partners and innovators in the Big Data and Analytics space, have announced the certification and release of SAS® Data Loader for Hadoop. Read the guest blog post below and learn more about SAS and Hortonworks’ joint efforts, thanks to Keith Renison, Senior Solutions Architect for SAS Global Technology Practice. […]

There are lots of ways to interact with Hortonworks at this weeks Strata +Hadoop World event. Exhibitor Booth 1321 While at our booth you can talk with our experts and get the latest on Hortonworks, get an overview of Apache Hadoop or hear more about how we are helping organizations drive success with Hadoop. You […]

By now, we have all heard about Big Data. However, approaches to derive value from the phenomenon vary greatly from one organization to another. While companies like Facebook, Google or Yahoo! were birthplaces of game-changing innovations, most corporations are still trying to figure out how to unlock the power of Big Data. In this video […]

As a core component of the Modern Data Architecture (MDA), organizations rely on the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) for their mission critical functions which demand high availability and performance. Key to these organizations is simplified and consistent Hadoop Operations. Join us for this workshop where we’ll cover the operational concerns of System Administrators & DevOps […]

Talend is a Hortonworks Certified Technology Partner, and our guest blogger today is Shawn James, director, big data business development, Talend. Shawn and Jim Walker, director of product marketing at Hortonworks, are our guest speakers in an upcoming webinar on Feb. 12th. If you are a data scientist, MapReduce or Hadoop developer, you are in […]

Informatica users leveraging HDP are now able to see a complete end-to-end visual data lineage map of everything done through the Informatica platform. In this blog post, Scott Hedrick, director Big Data Partnerships at Informatica, tells us more about end-to-end visual data lineage. Hadoop adoption continues to accelerate within mainstream enterprise IT and, as always, […]

Novetta is an HDP Certified Technology Partner and YARN Certified, delivering agile big data analytics solutions with HDP. In this blog, Jennifer Reed, director of product management at Novetta, shares a recent customer use case in the Oil and Gas vertical market. Energy companies discover and develop petroleum resources to meet the needs of the […]

This guest blog post is from Alyssa Jarrett, product marketing manager at Splice Machine. Splice Machine is a Hortonworks Certified Technology Partner and provides one of the only Hadoop RDBMS to power a new generation of real-time applications and operational analytics. With its recent Certification with HDP, Splice Machine offers a 10x price/performance improvement over […]

VoltDB is a Certified Hortonworks Technology Partner and developers of an in-memory relational DBMS capable of supporting high volume OLTP and real-time analytics with Hortonworks Data Platform. Our guest blogger today is John Piekos, vice president of engineering at VoltDB. It’s a common phrase here at VoltDB: Streaming Apps are Really Database Apps When You […]

Have you ever wondered how to share content infrastructure that transparently synchronizes information with your existing systems? Are you looking for ways to build an open standards-based platform for deep analysis and data monetization? If so, you will want to join our webinar on Wednesday, January 21st, at 10 AM PT. Our Big Data experts […]

Financial services and the insurance industry are projected by many research organizations to benefit significantly from the usage of new information and advanced analytics by blending new data sources. As an industry, insurance depends on data; however, we have always had to struggle with it and now, we have an explosion of new data available. […]

Our SI partner Ingenious Qube worked with a customer who wanted to price auto insurance based on driving behavior insights obtained from sensors on cars using Hortonworks Data Platform. Rajnish Goswami, CEO of Ingenious Qube, describes the customer story below. The Situation Insurance companies around the world strive to provide lower insurance rates, and auto […]