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The Hortonworks Blog

Financial Services is arguably one of the most complex industry sectors in terms of customers, services and regulation. While there are obviously areas of overlap, the contrast between capital markets to private banking, retail banking to corporate banking and lending, or hedge funds to credit cards and payment networks is considerable. Last week, our general […]

Recently, I had the opportunity to participate in the Strategy Meets Action (SMA) insurance innovation community webinar on the business opportunities with “Finding the Business Value of Advanced Analytics”. Many companies are not sure where to begin the journey, when and how to use new data sources, traditional data, and ‘data in motion.’ During this […]

You have probably heard I recently decided to leave Hortonworks. Rob shared some kind words earlier this week and I would like to take this opportunity to shout THANK YOU to Rob and the entire Hortonworks team for the fantastic thrill ride and unbelievable journey at Hortonworks over the past five years. Rob and I […]

Hortonworks Dataflow (HDF) offers a combination Apache NiFI, Kafka and Storm. HDF 2.0 has significant architecture and enterprise productivity features to make it faster and easier to deploy, manage and analyze streaming data. In the next few weeks, we will go into more details, but for now, here are the three highlights to take note […]

Recent industry research by both Strategy Meets Action (SMA) and Novarica highlights analytics as the top priority for the insurance industry. Further, the Insurers’ 2016 Strategic Initiatives: Advancing Industry Transformation report by SMA identified customer engagement as another top priority for insurers. Success in the insurance industry depends on your company’s ability to quickly interact […]

This article is the second installment in a three part series that covers one of the most critical issues facing the financial industry –  Trade Surveillance. While the first (and previous) post discussed the global scope of the problem across multiple global jurisdictions –  this post will discuss a candidate Big Data & Cloud Computing Architecture that can help market participants […]

With only three weeks to go until Hadoop Summit Melbourne, anticipation is building for what looks set to be a fantastic event for the Hadoop community.   Whether it’s pre-event training, our keynotes, sponsor sessions or the 3-4 business or technical sessions you have to choose from every hour, your agenda is undoubtedly going to be […]

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 Implementing a real-time Hive Streaming example by:mjohnson The Hive Streaming API enables the near real-time data ingestion into Hive. This two part posting reviews some of […]

Last week, we reported our Q2 2016 results as well as the news of Herb Cunitz transitioning out of Hortonworks to pursue his next career path of being a CEO. I want to personally thank Herb for his contributions to Hortonworks. Herb has been a terrific partner of mine for over a decade and across several […]

Apache NiFi to prioritize which images should be sent to Spark in the cloud for computer vision machine learning During the 2nd demo of the Data Hacks & Demos session, at Hadoop Summit San Jose, Simon Ball demonstrated how to take data received from the edge, and run facial recognition on a more powerful cloud […]

Match image to an identifier, correlate with data and initiate personalized, real time electronic convo with customer in store During the 1st demo of the Data Hacks & Demos session, at Hadoop Summit San Jose, Jeremy Dyer modelled the scenario of a customer walking into a store, where a retailer can find out who they […]

So, it’s been a month since Hadoop Summit San Jose, where over 5000 of the leading tech innovators in big data came together to share their inventions, wisdom and know-how. One of the sessions – a powerpoint free zone, was Data Hacks & Demos, a keynote session hosted by Joe Witt and starring an international […]

“From coast to coast, the FBI and Securities and Exchange Commission have ensnared people not only at hedge funds, but at technology and pharmaceutical companies, consulting and law firms, government agencies, and even a major stock exchange.” – Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 2013; while announcing charges in a massive […]

User Interface and User Experience are some of the most important aspects of developing a product. No matter how many amazing features something has, a user must be able to access them in order to reap the full benefits of the product. For example, in the Apache Ambari Web UI, add-on apps called Views have, […]

みなさま Hortonworksでマーケティングを担当している北瀬です。Hortonworksに入社して1か月がたちましたので、ブログなど書いてみようかと思います。と言っても今回は「Hadoop Summit 2016 Tokyo」の紹介になります。 先日、6月28日〜30日、アメリカ、サンノゼで行われていた「Hadoop Summit 2016 San Jose」の様子はこちらで紹介されていますが、その熱気が日本にもやってきます!10月26日、27日に日本で初めてApache Hadoopのグローバルイベント「Hadoop Summit」が開催されます。只今、Hadoop Summit 実行委員会ではスピーカーを募集しています。ご興味ある方は、是非ご応募ください。 Hadoop Summit 2016 San Joseの様子 10周年を迎えたHadoop,データ分析の主戦場はクラウドとデータセンターの連携に ―「Hadoop Summit 2016 San Jose」レポート Hadoop Summitに見る、ビッグデータエコシステムの秩序と分断 テクノロジとプレーヤーが出揃った!北瀬公彦の「Hadoop Summit 2016」レポート Hadoop Summit 2016 Tokyo セッション募集カテゴリー ビジネス ビジネスに影響を与えた実際の事例 テクニカル Apache コミッターによる発表 アプリケーション開発、分析、データサイエンス ガバナンス、セキュリティ、運用管理 モダンデータアプリケーション、IoT、ストリーミング 応募に関して 応募方法: 下記より応募ください。発表は日本語でも問題ありませんが、応募に関しては英語お願いいたします。 Hadoop Summit 2016 Tokyo Call For Abstracts 締め切り: 8月12日(金) 何かご質問などありましたら、Melissa […]