Hortonworks Community Connection

Learn. Collaborate. Thrive.




Get and give answers. Be recognized for your contributions.

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Knowledge Base

Discover a wealth of technical information.

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Code Hub

Refrigerator worth - showcase code and artifacts.

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Download the latest software. Take your pick - VM or in the cloud.

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Start developing with Hadoop.

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Join the conversation.

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The Program

Welcome to Hortonworks Community Connection! Our community is open to everyone, including developers, data scientists, analysts, and administrators. Join in the conversation and find guidance, code, examples and best practices to jump start your projects and support your success!

As you explore the site you will run into “rookies” who are starting their journey, and “gurus”, some of whom are long-time Apache committers. All have one guiding principle: to help make this a great community. If someone’s post is especially helpful to you, let them know. Hortonworks Community Connection has a great reward and recognition program… learn, make your mark, and earn your reputation!

"HCC has become a great resource for me, I’m getting great answers and advice on thorny problems"


The Community

Help out your peers, share your knowledge, get recognized for your expertise.

Make your mark, earn your reputation

Level 1: "Rookie"

Where we all begin. Start asking, answering, and voting up questions.

Peter Bragg, Rookie

Level 2: “Skilled”

As you learn, you start to share. Answers accepted by the community the fastest way here.

Robert Levas, Skilled

Level 3: “Expert”

You have reached the upper echelons of the community. And you will be rewarded with additional capabilities in the community to publish and approve.

Mark Herring, Expert

Level 4: “Guru”

The best of the best. Your influence extends across the digital and analog worlds. Got what it takes? Apply here.

neeraj, Guru