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Originally posted in HCC 1. Introduction NiFi is a powerful and easy to use technology to build dataflows from diverse sources to diverse targets while transforming and dynamically routing in between. NiFi is packaged in HDF 2.0 which (in addition to bundling Kafka and Storm for a complete data movement platform) pushes NiFi to enterprise […]

In our final video of the ‘5 Minutes with….’ series with Eric Thorsen, VP of industry solutions, following his recent trip to our London office, he explores the different trends emerging by industry organisations in each embark on the shift to being a data-driven business. Within Hortonworks, we have a focus on seven industries led […]

The first post in this three part series on Digital Foundations @ http://www.vamsitalkstech.com/?p=2517 introduced the concept of Customer 360 or Single View of Customer (SVC).  We discussed specific benefits from both a business & operational standpoint that are enabled by SVC. This second post in the series introduces the concept of a Customer Journey. The third & final […]

We just concluded our highly attended 7-part Data-In-Motion webinar series. The final installment was a very informative session on how Apache NiFi, Kafka and Storm work together. Slides and Q&A below. Should you have any more questions, anytime, we encourage you to check out the Data Ingestion & Streaming track of Hortonworks Community Connection where […]

Not that long ago, customers relied on traditional business intelligence tools and data to help guide them in making business decisions to improve efficiencies or increase topline growth. A lot of that data is structured data that captures transactional exchanges, and are being stored in relational databases. Capturing new data sources such as geo-location, sensors, […]

According to a recent Allied Market Research forecast report, we can expect a 32% CAGR in the Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) market. This growth will mainly be driven by customers running big data analytics on ever increasing data sets. This allows them to gain new insights in their business, and build competitive differentiation. Throughout IBM’s […]

It has been another exciting week on Hortonworks Community Connection HCC. We continue to see great activity and recommend the following assets from last week. Top Articles from HCC One Way Trust – MIT KDC to Active Directory by:emaxwell One Way Trust – MIT KDC to Active Directory Many security environments have strict policies on […]

 Original post in HCC I had a few hours in the morning before the Strata+ Hadoop World conference schedule kicked in, so I decided to write a little HDF 2.0 flow to grab all the tweets about the Strata Hadoop conference. First up, I used GetTwitter to read tweets and filtered on these terms: strata, […]

This is the second of a three part series of the evolution of the Hortonworks and Microsoft relationship. Ask around and you’ll hear a variety of different drivers for moving IT resources to the cloud, from cost to business agility. In fact, as adoption has progressed and companies have learned more about what the cloud makes […]

THE MONEY LAUNDERING CHALLENGE CONTINUES UNABATED… As this blog has repeatedly catalogued over the last year here[1], here[2] and here[3], Money Laundering is a massive global headache and one of the biggest crimes against humanity. Not a month goes by when we do not hear of billions of dollars in ill gotten funds being stolen from […]

It has been another exciting week on Hortonworks Community Connection HCC. We continue to see great activity and recommend the following assets from last week. Top Articles from HCC Supporting Custom Properties for Expression Language in Apache NiFi by:ydavis NiFi has previously supported the ability to refer to flow file attributes, system properties and environment […]

Enterprises across the globe are confronting the need to create a Digital Strategy. While the term itself may seen intimidating to some, it essentially represents  an agile culture built on customer centricity & responsiveness. The only way to attain Digital success is to understand your customers at a micro level while making strategic decisions on […]

It has been another exciting week on Hortonworks Community Connection HCC. We continue to see great activity and recommend the following assets from last week. How to pull data from Twitter and push data to Elasticsearch using Apache NiFi. by:myoung Short tutorial that walk you through the process of using NiFi to pull data from Twitter and […]

Originally posted in HCC – Hortonworks Community Connection Prerequisites Download HDP Sandbox MySQL database (Should already be present in the sandbox) Nifi 0.6 or later ( Download and install a new version of NIFI or use Ambari to install NIFI in the sandbox) MySQL setup (Source Database) In this setup we will create a table in […]

Originally posted in HCC- Hortonworks Community Connection One of the most highly anticipated features of Apache NiFi 1.0.0 is the introduction of Zero-Master Clustering. Previous versions of NiFi relied upon a single “Master Node” (more formally known as the NiFi Cluster Manager) to show the User Interface. If this node was lost, data continued to […]