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The Hortonworks Blog

“The world is one big data problem.”  Andrew McAfee, associate director of the Center for Digital Business at MIT Sloan One whole year of almost daily client meetings & discussions with industry leaders have helped me see crystallize my view of an important yet abstract idea into reality.  That is, Big Data capabilities or the lack of […]

Today we announced our Global Professional Services (GPS) program and new offerings to help enable Hortonworks Connected Data Platforms’ customers with the implementation, advisory and managed services. GPS program and new Hortonworks Services offerings are tailored to meet the expertise needs at any stage of data platform adoption journey and will help the enterprises to […]

Hadoop Summit is an industry-leading Hadoop community event for business leaders and technology experts (such as architects, data scientists and Hadoop developers) to learn about the technologies and business drivers transforming data. This year marks the 10th anniversary of Hadoop and we are celebrating! More than 5,000 Hadoop and Big Data enthusiasts are expected to […]

At Hadoop Summit San Jose we are excited to be joined by experts in the Energy Industry. Here are just a few of the sessions focussed on Energy, be that Oil and Gas or Nuclear, but you need to register to attend Hadoop Summit. A Data Lake and a Data Lab to optimize operations and safety within […]

Data-in-motion and the increase in the number of sensors and connected devices is fueling data growth in Hadoop. The speed with which enterprises can make decisions based on data is critical to their competitive advantage. At Hadoop Summit San Jose the IoT and Streaming Track had the most submissions or any track and the Track committee lead by Gearóid O’Brien […]

At Hadoop Summit San Jose we are excited to be joined by industry experts from the Insurance Industry. Here are just a few of the business focussed sessions, but you need to register to attend Hadoop Summit. Disrupting Insurance with Advanced Analytics — Next Generation Actuarial Science Speakers: Cindy Maike from Hortonworks and Sanjeev Kumar from Saama […]

On the tree of automotive evolution, the modern car is a closer cousin to the computer than classic clunker. That’s the influence of tech at work — and the consumer’s appetite for it. It’s caused OEMs to prioritize infotainment and connectivity instead of just horsepower and MPGs. That shift has resulted in the expectation that […]

At Hadoop Summit San Jose we are excited to be joined by industry experts from the industry. Here are just a few of the business focussed sessions, but you need to register to attend Hadoop Summit. What is Data? And What Are You Doing? Speaker: Russell Foltz-Smith from RFS Productions  Abstract: We all talk about and do […]

June has got off to a great start – and not only because it seems like summer has arrived in London!  Yesterday, our team gathered in our International HQ a stone’s throw from Liverpool Street Station for a session with Mike Schiebel, our cyber security strategist, who is visiting from the west coast.  We have […]

We are proud to announce the technical preview of Spark-HBase Connector, developed by Hortonworks working with Bloomberg. The Spark-HBase connector leverages Data Source API (SPARK-3247) introduced in Spark-1.2.0.  It bridges the gap between the simple HBase Key Value store and complex relational SQL queries and enables users to perform complex data analytics on top of […]

It has been a couple of weeks since I joined Hortonworks through its Intern Program and wow, what a time it has been! For all the students out there who are interested in beginning a career in technology and data, I will be periodically blogging about my experiences as a Hortonworks intern. First up, I […]

According to Gartner Research, by 2020 the total number of connected cars will be nine times more than that of 2015. Additionally, 80% of all new vehicles will have data connectivity, 30% of connected-vehicles will have built-in, over-the-air software capabilities, and over one billion connected automotive subsystems will be shipped. With the exponential growth of […]

In this age, all systems need to be up all the time and run efficiently. It is not that simple and most of us need help and advice from experts who have done this before. The great news is that there are a set of experts ready to help and share their experiences at Hadoop Summit San […]

Business is having to adapt or die, and building data-aware compelling applications are key in this evolving market. Jim Walker – Vice President of Marketing, EverString lead the Modern Data Track session selection for Hadoop Summit San Jose. His committee focussed on submissions that showcased applications that derived business value and competitive advantage from large volumes of data. These set of […]

Welcome back to my blogging adventure.  I want to take a break today from walking through the cybersecurity architecture for an analytic based incident response process to step back and look at the big picture in applying a mature analytic lifecycle to a cybersecurity analytic platform.  I’ve had many conversations and read many articles recently […]