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The Hortonworks Blog

Following the success of our sold-out 2015 Roadshow, we are pleased to announce our worldwide Future of Data Roadshow 2016! The Roadshow brings the innovators driving the future of data to you and offers insightful content for both business and technical attendees. This is an invaluable opportunity to network with leaders who are transforming their business […]

Day 1: On Day 1 we heard about how data is revolutionizing the world and how people are changing the landscape of Big Data. At our Women in Big Data (WiBD) lunch, panelists offered advice and insight on how women are changing the cultural landscape of technology. The Women in Big Data group was strongly […]

Hadoop Summit in San Jose wrapped up a few weeks ago. This was the ninth year and, wow, have we come a long way. It’s been a decade for Apache Hadoop and five years for Hortonworks. Hadoop Summit is the leading conference for Hadoop and data management, and this year saw well over 4,000 attendees […]

It has been another exciting week on Hortonworks Community Connection HCC. We have lots of great technical content and are continuing to see great activity. We recommend the following assets from last week: Top Articles from HCC Adding KDC Administrator Credentials to the Ambari Credential Store by:rlevas Rack Awareness by:rbiswas Spark+Pycharm+Pybuilder on Docker by:smanjee YARN […]

The first decade is over and we’re entering the second. One industry watcher makes a great point: Awkward teenage years ahead? I don’t believe we’ll be one of those ‘difficult’ teenagers. We might be a bit of a nerd, but we’ll be the well balanced one. The one with friends, the one that goes to […]

This week we made a huge step forward in accelerating genomics-based precision medicine in research and clinical care, starting a consortium of experts and organizations who will help to define the next generation of genomics research. We’ve already been joined by Arizona State University, Baylor College of Medicine, Booz Allen Hamilton, Mayo Clinic, OneOme and […]

Big data is changing the way enterprises interact with and consume data. Modern data platforms, such as Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) and Hortonworks Data Flow (HDF), are driving a data revolution by powering new workloads and analytic applications. This week, there are thousands of attendees in San Jose at Hadoop Summit 2016 learning about the […]

The most significant new feature in Apache Hive 2, to be included in the upcoming HDP 2.5 release is a technical preview of LLAP (Live Long and Process). LLAP enables as fast as sub-second SQL analytics on Hadoop by intelligently caching data in memory with persistent servers that instantly process SQL queries. Since LLAP is […]

The below blog has been co-authored by Vinay Shukla, Hortonworks, Moon So Lee, Apache Zeppelin PMC & NFLabs, Prabhjyot Singh, Apache Zeppelin PMC & Hortonworks” Recently the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) announced Apache Zeppelin as a top level project. This was a great milestone for both the Zeppelin and data science community. Since its’ incubation in […]

Today we announced Microsoft Azure HDInsight as our Premier Connected Data Platforms cloud solution, providing customers Apache™ Hadoop® as a fully managed cloud service.   The announcement is very timely as this week, Hortonworks and Microsoft are celebrating the 10th anniversary of Hadoop at the Hadoop Summit 2016.  Highlighting HDInsight as our premier cloud offering helps […]

This is part two of a two-part series from Hadoop Summit.  In his post, Rob Beardon talks about how data transforms everything and the need for Connected Data Platforms. As a follow on, here’s four predictions for technologies behind this transformation. #1 — Intelligent Self-Configuring Networks Will Enable New & Faster Delivery of Data and Analytics Across Data […]

This morning at Hadoop Summit, I gave a talk about how data will transform everything and the need for Connected Data Platforms.  Let me explain what I mean. Data is Transforming the Enterprise Until now, enterprise data was largely structured and not particularly diverse. This reality spawned what we know now as traditional IT best […]

Early this year, we announced our partnership with Pivotal and Syncsort,  incorporating key technologies from the ecosystem to optimize the value from Hortonworks Connected Data Platforms. Today, I am very excited to announce an addition with our partnership to provide global access to and resell AtScale. Customers are constantly asking us to find simpler, faster […]

Hadoop Summit San Jose is here once again and with it comes a reminder of the power of the Open Source Community and the tremendous innovation which continues to occur within the Apache Hadoop ecosystem.  At Hortonworks, we get the opportunity to engage with this vibrant, creative, and talented group of engineers all year round, […]

Visual, real-time provenance validates veracity of data It’s been nine months since I first learned about Hortonworks DataFlow, which is powered by Apache NiFi, Kafka and Storm. Back then, I was immediately able to see the productivity benefits that the Apache NiFi aspect of HDF would have brought to my previous work in analyzing data […]