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June 20, 2018 | Jon Dybik | Announcements

Announcing Cloudbreak 2.7 GA

June 19, 2018 | Matt Spillar | Announcements, Hortonworks Case Study

Introducing the 2018 Data Hero Nominees and Winners – Americas!

June 18, 2018 | Guest Author | Announcements

Teaming on Data: IBM and Hortonworks Broaden Relationship


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We are excited to announce the release of Cloudbreak 2.7! This release includes many new enhancements that further extend the ability of the Enterprise to harness the agility of the cloud for big data workloads. Here is just a sampling of the new features available with Cloudbreak 2.7: Here are some highlights: Simplified Cloud Storage […]

Early last year we announced the Hortonworks Data Heroes initiative. It’s our way of recognizing the Data Visionaries, Data Scientists, Data Architects, HCC Community Champion, and Cognitive Honors awards to organizations transforming their businesses through Big Data. Hortonworks has over 1,300 total customers spanning every industry, each with a unique Big Data journey. Our Data Heroes program lets us […]

By Rob Thomas, General Manager, IBM Analytics. This story first appeared on the IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub. Data is driving business. And as volumes climb with no end in sight, companies have a decision to make: harness and extract insight from that data, or watch your competitors do it as they pass you by. […]

We are thrilled to announce that Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) version 3.0 is now available for early access. For more information, go here.  HDP 3.0 delivers new capabilities for the enterprise to enable agile application deployment, new machine learning/deep learning workloads, real-time database, & security and governance. It is a key component of the modern […]

This blog post covers some of the sessions from Dataworks Summit San Jose 2018 that focus on the efforts of the Apache Hadoop YARN community. Come & explore the latest and greatest of Apache Hadoop YARN at Dataworks Summit San Jose 2018! Dataworks Summit San Jose is back again with the 2018 incarnation being held […]

Last weekend, Hortonworks hosted a group of 12 teenagers from Gooddler Social Impact Youth Incubator who came to our Santa Clara headquarters to learn about social impact as it relates to entrepreneurship. Social entrepreneurship is a relatively recent thing, but it is quickly becoming mainstream. Social entrepreneurs use start-up companies and investors to develop, fund and […]

We’re a few days away from DataWorks Summit San Jose (June 18-21)! We have a number of impressive speakers lined up for keynote presentations, breakout sessions, and talks in the expo theater. One of these speakers is Chris Wojdak from Symcor. Symcor was formed by 3 of the largest banks in Canada and has, for over […]

This is the 7th blog of the Hadoop Blog series (part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 6). In this blog, we will share our experiences running LLAP as a YARN Service. This is specifically a follow up to part 1. Apache Hive LLAP is a key long running application for […]

We recently received exciting news about Hortonworks DataPlane Service (DPS). Hortonworks was among the select companies that Forrester invited to participate in its evaluation, The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Fabric, Q2 2018. In this evaluation, Hortonworks was cited as a Strong Performer. What’s remarkable is that our entry, DPS, is still a relatively new offering; […]

Guest Author: Greg Kincade, MBA, is an electrical engineer and Sr. Ecosystem Enablement Program Manager for the Micron Storage Solutions Center. We used to build data lakes. Now we fill data oceans. As my fellow users of Hortonworks® Data Platform, powered by Apache Hadoop®, users know, those of us working with Big Data are tasked […]

Today, data drives most business decisions. CEOs need a clear AI strategy to stay competitive using big data and machine learning.

The annual ACM SIGMOD/PODS Conference is a leading international forum for database researchers, practitioners, developers, and users to explore cutting-edge ideas and results, and to exchange techniques, tools, and experiences. This year ACM SIGMOD/PODS will be held in Houston, TX, USA on June 10th – June 15th, 2018, and Hortonworks will be present in the […]

In October 2017, Hortonworks launched DataPlane Service, a portfolio of solutions that enables businesses to manage, secure and govern their data spread across on-premise and in-cloud data lakes. Data Lifecycle Manager (DLM) was the first extensible service to be built on the DataPlane platform. We recently sat down with Niru Anisetti, Principal Product Manager to […]

Over the last decade, when discussing Big Data in the context of Manufacturing, it is near impossible to avoid the topic of Industry 4.0 (also often referred to as the “4th Industrial Revolution”). But exactly what is Industry 4.0, why is it so important to manufacturing companies and why should Open Source data management technologies […]

We’re a few weeks away from DataWorks Summit San Jose (June 18-21)! We have a number of impressive keynote and breakout speakers lined up. These speakers include Pavan Surapaneni and Chaitanya Vasamsetty from Cox Communications. Cox Communications is an American owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, providing digital cable television, telecommunications, and home automation services throughout the […]

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@hortonworks: Check out the winners of the 2018 Data Hero - Americas awards! These show innovative use cases of using Hortonworks…

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