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The Hortonworks Blog

The Financial Services industry is undergoing a major transformation. Innovation in data technologies is driving growth of predictive analytics and data mining techniques that will dramatically change banking over the next few years. This is the second in a series of posts that will describe that transformation. The first can be found here. This second […]

On Tuesday April 12th, we released the first of our multi-part Big Data Cybersecurity Analytics blog series titled Roots of Apache Metron, authored by the Hortonworks product management and engineering teams, to announce Apache Metron 0.1 release. Built with the Apache Community, Metron is a next generation cyber security application that detects and responds to […]

by Tendu Yogurtcu, PhD – General Manager of Big Data, Syncsort This week, Hortonworks announced an exciting expansion of our long-standing partnership. Hortonworks will now resell Syncsort’s leading Hadoop data integration software, DMX-h for onboarding ETL processing in Hadoop. DMX-h will enable our joint customers to easily access and collect data from a diverse set […]

In March 2016 we announced Apache Spark 1.6 GA on HDP 2.4 and provided the 2nd technical preview of Apache Zeppelin. Since then, Apache Spark 1.6.1, a patch release with bug fixes, has been released by the open source community. Marching with the community, the upcoming maintenance release of HDP 2.4 will include Spark 1.6.1 […]

We are excited to announce the release of Cloudbreak 1.2. Cloudbreak, which is part of the Hortonworks Data Platform, serves as the unifying system for enterprises looking to easily and securely provision HDP workloads across cloud infrastructure. Cloudbreak simplifies the experience of provisioning and managing cloud resources together with Hadoop workloads. This enables the IT […]

The Hortonworks Connected Data Platform, serves as the unifying system for enterprises looking to power data processing and predictive analytic applications that leverage both Data In Motion along with Data at Rest with agility and flexibility. The Data in motion capability is provided by Hortonworks Data Flow (HDF), which is powered by Apache NiFi. HDF […]

Giving our users more tools to help diagnose and troubleshoot complex issues Here on the Cloud & Operations team, our goal is to make HDP easier to install, manage, and monitor, and over the last four years we have made a lot of progress to help improve the Hadoop Operator’s day-to-day experience.  We’ve made critical […]

Hello from the Metron PM and Engineering Team Over the last few months, you may have read a series of blogs written by the Metron Product Management and Engineering teams on CyberSecurity and Analytics and the role that Big Data / Hadoop / HDP plays in this space. In December 2015, James Sirota, Director of Security Solutions […]

Yes, Software has Eaten the World Back in 2011,  Marc Andreessen has said that “software is eating the world.”   In this famous article, Marc discusses how software will soon be at the centerpiece of defining our economy and all sorts of products.  Fast forward to 2016, and his perspective has been proven right.  Software has now […]

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 […]

I’m packing my bags for the Hadoop Summit this Wednesday and Thursday in Dublin Ireland.   This is the fourth Summit in Europe and it promises to be bigger and better than ever with dozens of sponsors, 1200+ attendees, 110 speakers and 85 sessions.  If you’re going — see you there! This year, Hadoop Summit has […]

We are pleased to announce that Hortonworks DataFlow 1.2 is now available! Hortonworks DataFlow is a data-source agnostic, real time data collection and dataflow management platform that makes data movement fast, easy and secure. HDF 1.2 supports over 130 processors including Kafka, Couchbase, Microsoft Azure Event Hub and Splunk, which enable an easy point and […]

This is the second blog in a series written by Richard Proctor, GM of Global Healthcare at Hortonworks, Inc. The first can be found here. The series will discuss the reasons for Healthcare’s surging interest in, and rapid adoption of, Hadoop. Healthcare represents the next frontier in gaining big insights from Big Data. Remote patient monitoring, telehealth, […]

The recent decline in oil prices put pressure on the IT budgets of exploration and production (E&P) companies across the globe. However, these macro-economic challenges also represent an opportunity to rethink legacy IT platforms for storing and processing data. At Hortonworks, we partner with our E&P customers to renovate their data systems by adding Hortonworks […]

 

The Data Tipping Point

We all hear about how much has changed in the world of data and analytics over the last decade. All of this is driven by the explosion of data… and I don’t think we’ve seen anything yet. The real impact of Internet of All Things (IOaT) will be bigger than anything we’ve seen, and it’s […]