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Hadoop Ecosystem

Paul Boal, Director of Data Management & Analytics at Mercy, is our guest blogger. He shares his thoughts and insights about Apache Hadoop, Hortonworks Data Platform and Mercy’s journey to the Data Lake. Technology at Mercy Mercy has long been committed to using technology to improve medical outcomes for patients. We were among the first […]

“Start with the business problem!” That’s Sanjay’s advice when it comes to building a successful Big Data solution. For those of you who have missed the first part of this video series, Sanjay Krishnamurthi, SVP and Chief Technology Officer at Informatica, and Shaun Connolly, Vice President Corporate Strategy at Hortonworks, address a number of hot […]

Cisco and Hortonworks established their official alliance back in 2013. Together, they have been bringing to life the vision of a single big data platform for the enterprise. As every industry is witnessing unprecedented quantities of data and a variety of new data types e.g. clickstream and behavior, machine and sensor, geographic data, server logs, […]

An increasing number of enterprises are either currently using or are planning to use cloud deployment models to expand their IT infrastructure for big data. We find that organizations are looking for an open and flexible platform that enables them to deploy big data and Hadoop solutions on-premises, in the cloud and in a hybrid […]

Managing online security for companies is a big task. In a world of increasing cyber threats, the risks to financial organizations are greater than they have ever been. Data breaches result not only in financial loss from data theft and misuse, but in significant reputation damage to the organizations that experience them. How can such […]

Leading enterprise organizations have concluded that YARN-enabled Hadoop is foundational to their modern data architectures. These companies subscribe with Hortonworks (and implement Hortonworks Data Platform) to bring additional types of data under management, merge those with legacy datasets, and unlock new business insight. But don’t take our word for it. Watch these brief videos and […]

In this guest blog, Kumar Srivastava, senior director of product management at ClearStory Data, shares his thoughts on ClearStory’s integration with Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) We are excited to be working with and announcing ClearStory Data’s integration with Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) during Strata + Hadoop World 2015. This partnership with Hortonworks is significant as […]

This is a unique moment in time. Fueled by open source, Apache Hadoop has become an essential part of the modern enterprise data architecture and the Hadoop market is accelerating at an amazing rate. The impressive thing about successful open source projects is the pace of the “release early, release often” development cycle, also known […]

Today we’re excited to be jointly announcing with EMC that the Isilon OneFS file system has been certified to work with the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP). Now Isilon customers who are looking for a robust, enterprise-ready, stable Apache Hadoop platform can use HDP on their Isilon implementations. Joint Engineering Delivering Choice We’re excited to see the […]

OspreyData is a Hortonworks® technology partner whose solution is certified both for Hortonworks Data Platform and YARN. The company delivers agile big data analytics solutions for the oil and gas industry. In this blog, Al Brown, CTO at OspreyData, shares his thoughts on how the industry is addressing a big problem: unplanned interruptions to production. […]

Today Microsoft announced two important new updates to their Azure HDInsight Service with Apache Hadoop 2.6, now available on new clusters. We are excited to continue to work alongside Microsoft in expanding the deployment options to the Linux Operating System for managed Hadoop as a Service Azure HDInsight clusters. The HDInsight on Linux Preview leverages […]

Today, SAS and Hortonworks, two long-time partners and innovators in the Big Data and Analytics space, have announced the certification and release of SAS® Data Loader for Hadoop. Read the guest blog post below and learn more about SAS and Hortonworks’ joint efforts, thanks to Keith Renison, Senior Solutions Architect for SAS Global Technology Practice. […]

There are lots of ways to interact with Hortonworks at this weeks Strata +Hadoop World event. Exhibitor Booth 1321 While at our booth you can talk with our experts and get the latest on Hortonworks, get an overview of Apache Hadoop or hear more about how we are helping organizations drive success with Hadoop. You […]

This guest post is from Gavin Sherry, Vice President of Engineering, Data, at Pivotal. A long time contributor to database technology, Gavin was one of the early contributors to the PostgreSQL project. This led him to join the Greenplum Database R&D team. More recently, Gavin launched Pivotal HAWQ, Pivotal’s SQL on Hadoop engine. Intro In the […]

By now, we have all heard about Big Data. However, approaches to derive value from the phenomenon vary greatly from one organization to another. While companies like Facebook, Google or Yahoo! were birthplaces of game-changing innovations, most corporations are still trying to figure out how to unlock the power of Big Data. In this video […]