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The Hortonworks Blog

Public Preview – Apache Atlas and Apache Ranger are now integrated to drive dynamic classification-based security    Why Governance and Security are better together? How do you keep track of large number of diverse data objects (think hundred thousand data entities) in your data lake that continue to increase every day. Now that Apache Hadoop […]

Hortonworks is proud and committed to being 100% open, we break down silos, push boundaries and enable the entire ecosystem to flourish and innovate (read Shaun Connolly’s blog). That belief extends to our commitment with Open Data Platform initiative (ODPi) as well, we are proud to be part of ODPi because it operates under an open governance model […]

Welcome back to my blogging adventure.  If you’ve been reading my Cybersecurity series;  “echo: hello world”, “Cybersecurity: the end of rules are nigh”, and Cybersecurity: why context matters and how do we find it you know just how much time I’ve spent explaining why an integrated cybersecurity analytic solution should focus on delivering value and […]

Hadoop just turned 10, the first code check-in was on Feb. 2, 2006 by our very own co-founder, Owen O’Malley. I am tremendously proud to have been a part of this first 10 years, and even more excited on where this open movement is going to take us. Congratulations to everyone in the Community! We […]

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, we are OPEN, we are PUBLIC and we are PROUD.  Hortonworks Data Platform is 100% open source. Hortonworks Data Flow is 100% open source. Apache Metron, the incubating cybersecurity effort Hortonworks is stewarding, is 100% open source. Our strategy remains committed to 100% open, our products […]

This is another great European customer guest blog post  authored by Joan Viladrosa, Tech Lead & Senior Big Data Engineer at Billy Mobile. You can hear more about their solution by joining our live webcast February 23rd. Register here.   About Billy Mobile As a mobile ad exchange with a large marketplace of direct publishers […]

We started Hortonworks Community Connection at the end of 2015, and there is some amazing content that any data developer or data administrator should read and bookmark. I will publish this blog weekly and highlight the top technical articles that are on HCC based on community activity and votes.  Top 3 articles on the site:  Sample […]

Hortonworks has achieved quite a bit of success with online dating. Personally, I haven’t just yet, but hey it warms my heart to think about all those that we’ve helped bring together. Valentine’s Day is upon us and so I wanted to launch this Cupid’s arrow with a missive about how Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) […]

Author: Michael Bironneau, Data Scientist, Open Energi At Open Energi, we think of our service as an automated, virtual power station. Whenever the electric grid experiences sudden, unforeseen surges in supply or demand, assets under the control of our Dynamic Demand algorithm automatically pick up the slack – just like a power station would but cheaper […]

A Beginners Guide to Becoming an Apache Contributor Venkatesh Sellappa, Teradata My name is Venkatesh Sellappa. My background is primarily application of analytics in the Big Data Space, before either of them was called that. We used to just call it programming. My session is an account of my personal journey into the often contentious […]

Advanced Execution Visualization of Spark jobs Author: Zoltán Zvara, Márton Balassi, András Garzó, Hungarian Academy of Sciences in collaboration with Ericsson Understanding the physical plan of a big data application is often crucial for tracking down bottlenecks and faulty behavior. Apache Spark although offering useful Web UI component for monitoring and understanding the logical plan […]

Machine Learning in Big Data – Look Forward or Be Left Behind Bill Porto, Senior Engineering Analyst, RedPoint Global Inc. Computers? Not so much. One of the biggest developments – and challenges – in technology has been the advent of machine learning. But even as we make major strides in the age of Big Data, […]

Overview of Apache Flink: the 4G of Big Data Analytics Frameworks Author: Slim Baltagi, Director of Big Data engineering, Capital One I want to thank those of you who voted for my proposal and I look forward to meeting many of you in Dublin. I’ll be around for the conference and would gladly welcome any […]

As the US nears its holiday of giving thanks, Hortonworks is reflecting on open and all the bounty it brings. Hortonworks philosophy has always been predicated on an open approach. Open innovation, open community, open development, open delivery…a fully open source business. Why open? Because real innovation happens not in isolation but in collaboration where […]

“It’s all about Hortonworks company vision, 100% open source and enterprise support.” Source: TechValidate TVID 8A7-EFF-21C Hortonworks’ customer experience survey shows that our community innovation strategy is validated by our customers, with more than two-thirds of those who responded to the survey said they value community innovation Hortonworks has been dedicated to 100% open community […]