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The Hortonworks Blog

Today we announced an alliance agreement with Avanade, a business technology, cloud and managed services provider, to build new big data solutions and services based on Microsoft technologies. Avanade’s data analytics deployments for enterprise clients with Microsoft Windows Server and Azure environments will turn to Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) on Windows and Microsoft Azure HDInsight […]

Heading to Strata next week? Interested in learning more about Apache Hadoop and how to integrate your existing infrastructure and applications with your Big Data solution? Join our partner presentations at the Hortonworks booth #117, on Thursday, October 16 and Friday, October 17. Many of the sessions will feature demonstrations. You will hear directly from […]

Since our founding over three years ago, a core part of our strategy has been on enabling the enterprise to use Hadoop in the context of their existing technologies via a Modern Data Architecture. From the earliest days of the company when we hired Mitch Ferguson to head our business development efforts, we’ve been working […]

It’s been just about a year since SAP signed up to be a strategic reseller for the Hortonworks Data Platform and what a year it’s been — we’ve worked on enablement, engineering and marketing efforts. Enablement and Support Milestones As part SAP’s Big Data strategy, the SAP sales force can resell the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) as […]

ITC Infotech is a Hortonworks consulting and integration partner and provides IT services and solutions to leading global customers. The company addresses a wide range of customer challenges through innovative IT solutions. Today, guest blogger Aditya Agrawal, head of Advance technology, ZLabs at ITC Infotech focuses on ITC’s RADAR framework for the Retail industry. STORM […]

Novetta is a new Hortonworks Technology Partner and recently achieved HDP 2.1 Certification and YARN Ready status. In this guest blog, Jennifer Reed, director of product management at Novetta, talks about Novetta’s YARN Ready entity resolution and relationship dimension-building application. The New Era of Analytics Thomas Davenport, in his keynote at the Hadoop Summit San […]

StackIQ, a Hortonworks technology partner, offers a comprehensive software suite that automates the deployment, provisioning, and management of Big Infrastructure. In his second guest blog, Anoop Rajendra (@anoop_r), a Senior Software Developer at StackIQ, gives instructions for using StackIQ Comand Line Interface (CLI) to deploy a Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) cluster. In a previous blog […]

Hortonworks and Informatica have teamed up to provide the data systems and tools making up the foundation of the modern data architecture. Today, Scott Hedrick, Director of Big Data Partnerships at Informatica, tells us more about the brand new Informatica Big Data Edition Trial Sandbox for Hortonworks With the help of our friends at Hortonworks, […]

In this partner guest blog, John Haddad, senior director of product marketing at Infomatica, explains and enumerates how Stinger.next’s key innovations in Enterprise SQL at Hadoop scale will augment Informatica’s Big Data Edition integration with Hortonworks’ Modern Data Architecture. Informatica is excited about the new innovations Hortonworks is including in the Stinger.next project such as […]

I can’t believe it’s been 6 months since we first announced for expanded strategic alliance with Red Hat. For those that have been following this partnership, you know our goal is simple — to help organizations adopt enterprise Apache Hadoop as part of their modern data architecture. Our expanded relationship with Red Hat is closely […]

With the release of Apache Hadoop YARN in October of last year, more and more solution providers are moving from single-application Hadoop clusters to a versatile, integrated Hadoop 2 data platform. This allows them to host multiple applications — eliminating silos, maximizing resources and bringing true multi-workload capabilities to Hadoop.  That is why we’re  extremely excited to […]

ScaleOut joined the Hortonworks Technology Partner Program and has recently achieved Hortonworks Certified status for ScaleOut hServer. ScaleOut Software is a pioneer in in-memory data grid software and the ScaleOut hServer can be installed directly on Hadoop nodes and runs in-memory. In this guest blog, William Bain, Founder and CEO, talks about certification and a […]

Today we are delighted to announce the formal partnership between Accenture and Hortonworks, which is the continuing evolution of the ongoing collaboration between the two companies which started in 2012. With this formal agreement, Accenture and Hortonworks will collaborate on making large structured and unstructured datasets – including operational, video and sensor data – more accessible […]

Apache Cassandra is an open source NoSQL distributed database management system designed to handle large amounts of data offering a scalable real time solution that allows users to create online applications that are “always-on, no matter what.” DataStax is the company behind Cassandra, and a new Technology Partner of Hortonworks. Lynn Walitch leads Partner Management […]

Oscar Padilla, Vice President of Strategy at Luminar, is our guest blogger. He shares his thoughts and insights about Apache Hadoop, Hortonworks Data Platform, and Luminar’s journey to the Data Lake. Luminar is the first big data analytics provider focused specifically on U.S. Latino consumers. Our company offers analysis based on empirical insights, rather than with […]