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Hadoop isn’t optional for today’s enterprises—that much is clear. But as companies race to get control over the significantly growing volumes of unstructured data in their organizations, they’ve been less certain about the right way to put Hadoop to work in their environment. We’ve already seen a variety of wrong approaches with proprietary extensions that […]

As we approach Hadoop Summit in San Jose next week, the debate continues over where Hadoop really is on its adoption curve. George Leopold from Datanami was one of the first to beat the hornet’s nest with his article entitled Gartner: Hadoop Adoption ‘Fairly Anemic’. Matt Asay from TechRepublic and Virginia Backaitis from CMSWire volleyed […]

Today I am excited to announce that we have made a significant expansion of our operations in Australia in response to growing demand for open enterprise Hadoop in Australia and around the APAC region. Focused on Sydney but with the ability to execute across Australia, this year we have hired several senior sales and technical […]

Today from TU-Automotive Detroit, we announced our partnership with HARMAN, the leading global infotainment, audio and software services company. Hortonworks and HARMAN are partnering to transform the automotive enterprise by enabling the connected car ecosystem with real-time, Internet of Things (IoT) data, insights and prognostics solutions. The widespread adoption of connected devices is accelerating. Gartner […]

Hortonworks proudly announces the launch of a new education program for Academic Institutions. This program was created to introduce students to the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) and to provide them with the necessary technical skills to complement their chosen academic curriculum. Accredited colleges and universities around the world are invited to apply to become a Hortonworks […]

Hortonworks proudly announces the launch of a new education program for Academic Institutions. This program was created to introduce students to the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) and to provide them with the necessary technical skills to complement their chosen academic curriculum. Accredited colleges and universities around the world are invited to apply to become a Hortonworks […]

Hadoop really is everywhere. In his recent post, “Going from Hadoop Adoption to Hadoop Everywhere” Shaun Connolly made this point and also quoted Forrester’s Mike Gualtieri: Hadoop is a must-have for large enterprises Shaun mentioned these key trends in his post: Hadoop is transforming every industry Enterprises are building applications to make use of all […]

In this guest blog, IDC Program Director for Retail Insights Greg Girard shares his insights how retailers employ big data and analytics to drive decision and action across myriad industries.  Big data and analytics (BDA) have become top agenda items for a growing number of retail executives, and rightly so in the broader social and economic context of data-enabled […]

TU-Automotive Detroit (formerly Telematics Detroit) is the premier industry show focused on connected car and telematics and Hortonworks is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of the conference. We hope you can visit us at the show, to learn more about Hadoop for the connected car and infotainment in the vehicle. Register for TU-Automotive Hortonworks […]

All segments of the oil and gas industry are adopting Hadoop, from exploration through to drilling, production, transportation, refining, and retail. The Hortonworks Oil and Gas team will be demonstrating some of the Hadoop-based advanced analytics applications for the upstream oil and gas industry at PNEC Houston (the International Conference on Petroleum Data Integration, Information, […]

The connected and collected vehicle data, emitted through embedded smart sensors, are transforming the automotive industry. Is this hype or reality? To discuss the reality of this transformation, to tackle management of streams of data from connected cars, and to share new data architectures that process, manage and analyze volumes of data, automakers and key […]

Hortonworks subscribers across all major industries use Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) to power advanced analytics applications for data discovery and predictive analytics. The insurance industry uses Hadoop to better leverage unstructured information to strengthen subrogation opportunities, stop fraud and minimize claims leakage. This requires new capabilities for data discovery. Cindy Maike is the GM for […]

In today’s healthcare industry, shifting reimbursement models and increasing costs for supplies and labor come at the same time as mandates to improve care delivery while lowering costs. Improved healthcare outcomes should usually come at a higher cost, but more and better data can drive insights and efficiencies that help with both of those opposing […]

Having just returned from our Hadoop Summit Europe event, I was struck by the number of sessions that involved large scale businesses outlining the impact of their advanced analytic applications (built on Hadoop) and how those analytics are empowering better business decisions. The story of business value is significant. Session after session, representatives from various […]

Opportunity abounds According to the enterprise data usage experts at Appfluent, the typical Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) dedicates 70% of its storage volume to unused data and 55% of its processing capacity to low value ETL workloads. This represents a waste of what could otherwise be a high performance, finely tuned analytics and reporting environment […]