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The Hortonworks Blog

This is a guest post from our partner, Revelytix who recently created a step-by-step tutorial on using Loom with the Hortonworks Sandbox.  Enterprises are excited about the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) for many reasons, such as low cost, scalability, and flexibility. The latter in particular holds out new possibilities for data science. The Hadoop Distributed […]

With businesses demanding faster and easier access to information in order to make reliable and smart decisions, in-memory processing is an emerging technology that is gaining the attention of businesses of all sizes and across industries. Kognitio, a Hortonworks Technology Partner, uses an in-memory technology solution to provide scalable compute power for rapid execution of […]

Recently, SAP and Hortonworks announced the next step in the relationship with SAP, where SAP resells and provided enterprise support for the Hortonworks Data Platform. Since then, we’ve been working together to showcase how SAP HANA + Hortonworks Data Platform provide “Instant Insight and Infinite Scale”. The combination of HANA and the Hortonworks Data Platform is […]

Hortonworks customers can now enhance their Hadoop applications with Elasticsearch real-time data exploration, analytics, logging and search features, all designed to help businesses ask better questions, get clearer answers and better analyze their business metrics in real-time. Hortonworks Data Platform and Elasticsearch make for a powerful combination of technologies that are extremely useful to anyone […]

Join Hortonworks and Pactera for a Webinar on Unlocking Big Data’s Potential in Financial Services Thursday, November 21st at 12:00 EST. Have you ever had your debit or credit card declined for seemingly no reason? Turns out, the rejections are not so random. Banks are increasingly turning to analytics to predict and prevent fraud in real-time. That […]

We had a lot of fun in NYC and hope you did too. Thanks to the hundreds of you who dropped by the booth, attended dinners, parties, meetups and sessions. As we have known for some time, Hortonworks customers are already building a modern data architecture with Hadoop as the technology of choice for handling […]

One of the great things about working in open source development is working with other experts round the work on big projects – and then having the results of that work in the hands of users within a short period of time. This is why I’m really excited about the Rackspace announcement of their HDP-based […]

You’re a Java developer, you use Spring and you’re just itching to get your arms around some big data. Well, now you can do that even easier than before as we announced this morning that Spring is now certified for Hortonworks Data Platform. To celebrate this development, we have a community tutorial for Sandbox (1.3 […]

Today we announced the expansion of our strategic relationship with HP enabling HP to resell Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP). As data volumes grow and new data sources emerge it is important for enterprises have access to production ready enterprise Apache Hadoop to meet their big data needs. With HDP, HP customers can now seamlessly incorporate […]

Today our partner Rackspace announced their Big Data solution for dedicated and cloud environments, powered by Hortonworks Data Platform. This collaboration between Hortonworks and Rackspace provides customers a flexible choice of deployment offerings of Apache Hadoop from one of the most trusted vendors in the cloud computing market. Enterprise adoption of Apache Hadoop This expanded […]

Behind all the Big Data hype, there is one common thread: Apache Hadoop and its associated components ARE the technology platform of choice. And here at Hortonworks, that’s what we do: Hadoop. That is also why we are so excited about the incredible growth in customers who have chosen to work with us to ensure […]

Whew, what a couple of week it had been! We released Hortonworks Data Platform 2.0 to much excitement from our customers, partners and the community at large. With HDP 2.0 and its YARN-based architecture delivered, enterprises can finally realize the vision of gathering all data in Hadoop and interacting with that data in ways that […]

Today, with overwhelming partner support, we announced GA of Hortonworks Data Platform 2.0 (HDP 2.0).  With 17 certified partners and many more in the works, organizations can confidently get started taking advantage of Hadoop 2.0 its YARN based architecture knowing that the technologies they rely on, run on HDP 2.0. With a YARN-based architecture that […]

The last couple of weeks have been a period of intense activity around the Apache projects that comprise the Hadoop ecosystem. While most of the headlines were accorded to Apache Hadoop 2 going GA, it would be remiss not to pay attention to the great progress being made in the Apache projects that complement Hadoop. […]

Today we are proud to announce the general availability of Apache Pig 0.12! If you are a Pig user and you’ve been yearning to use additional languages, for more data validation tools, for more expressions, operators and data types, then read on. Version 0.12 includes all of those additions, and now Pig runs on Windows […]