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The Hortonworks Blog

Join us for an update on Hortonworks strategy and market perspective, successes and key learnings exclusively for Hortonworks partners and prospective partners. Hortonworks’ executives are hosting this informative afternoon with the goal of helping grow the Hadoop ecosystem and your big data business. The event will take place the day before Summit begins on June […]

Syncsort is a Hortonworks Certified Technology Partner and has over 40 years of experience helping organizations integrate big data…smarter. Keith Kohl, Director of Product Management, Syncsort, is our guest blogger. Below he talks about the importance of certification and how it benefits Syncsort’s customers and prospects interested in Hadoop. Back in January, Syncsort announced our […]

There’s no denying that the information collected by Big Data architectures such as Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) is revolutionizing how enterprises view and understand their business. The data contains deep insights into many aspects of the business such as sales, customer trends and buying patterns. The problem has been not only how to extract those […]

Fino Consulting is a new Consulting and Systems Integration Partner of Hortonworks serving Fortune 1000 companies with winning business solutions through data science. Fino is an early mover in cloud computing, challenging clients to “Re-think what they know about cloud-computing” to build high-performance sustainable applications and stretch the boundaries of enterprise data. Fino uses HDInsight […]

The third HBaseCon is happening in May 5th this year in San Francisco which is THE community event for Apache HBase. As with the previous years, this year the agenda is quite exciting. There will be 4 tracks, Operations, Features and Internals, Ecosystem and Case Studies. The keynotes will include speakers from Cloudera who is […]

Microsoft and Hortonworks have been working together for over two years now with the goal of bringing the power of Big Data to a billion people. As a result of that work, today we announced the General Availability of HDP 2.0 for Windows with the full power of YARN. There are already over half a billion […]

In God we trust, all others must bring data. Dr. W. Edwards Deming Dr. W. Edwards Deming was a statistician and manufacturing consultant who worked on Japanese reconstruction after WWII. His quality control methods influenced innovative Japanese manufacturing processes that simultaneously increased volume, reduced cost, and improved quality. Near the end of his career, Deming […]

It’s been an amazing year of expansion for the Hadoop ecosystem. If you’re looking to use Hadoop in your infrastructure, see how these hundreds of amazing partners can help. If you would like to become a partner, come talk to us – we’d love to have you on-board. The Hortonworks partner program has had a […]

2013 was certainly a revealing year for the Enterprise Hadoop market. We witnessed the emergence of the YARN-based architecture of Hadoop 2 and a strong ecosystem embracement that will fuel its next big wave of innovation. The analyst community accurately predicted Hadoop’s market momentum would greatly accelerate, but none predicted a pure play vendor would […]

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 […]