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December 13, 2017 | Shelby Khan | Announcements

Top Hortonworks Blogs from 2017

December 12, 2017 | Piet Loubser | Hortonworks Case Study

Modernizing Your Data Architecture – Webinar Highlights

December 11, 2017 | Matt Spillar | Hortonworks Case Study

Top 11 Customer Stories from 2017

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As 2017 comes to an end we can all (hopefully) take a quick breather and prepare for the new year. Whether this means going offline and digital free, binge watching the shows you have been stockpiling, or something in between, we hope you have the opportunity to do a little bit of reading.   To […]

Recently I had the opportunity to participate in a joint webinar with Mark McKinney, Director Enterprise Analytics at Sprint and Sanjay Vyas, CEO and founder of Diyotta. During the webinar, Mark shared a number of his learnings on this journey to modernize Sprint’s Data Architecture. What became very clear in the conversation was that becoming […]

It’s been an incredible year for Hortonworks, and it’s only been possible because of our customers! We’ve seen our customers accomplish remarkable achievements across every industry. Throughout the year, we’ve featured a number of these stories, including the challenges that were being faced and the results that were achieved. Here is a look back, at […]

Last week we hosted a webinar with Sprint about the company’s data modernization journey. The presentation centered around the company’s business drivers, key success factors, and challenges faced along its journey. A few weeks back I wrote about how the increase in data is driving us towards a data tipping point. This explosion of data […]

On November 16, we hosted the Modernize your Existing EDW with IBM Big SQL and Hortonworks Data Platform webinar with speakers from Hortonworks, Carter Shanklin and Roni Fontaine, and IBM, Nagapriya Tiruthani. The webinar provided an overview of how organizations can modernize their existing data warehouse solutions to easily offload data into Apache Hadoop and […]

One of the greatest challenges facing governments around the world is how to provide their citizens with effective and affordable healthcare. This is in fact a highly complex set of problems with multiple causes and a variety of actions needed in response. Happily, advances in technology are holding out the promise of addressing the challenge. […]

In today’s world, most people are glued to their cell phones 24/7. This makes our mobile devices a powerful source of information for marketers. Many marketers look at this data at an app-level, but that doesn’t offer a full view of a brand’s ideal customer. While certain insights regarding behaviors and locations can be gained […]

IBM’s Data Science Experience (DSX) comes in multiple flavors: cloud, desktop, and local. In this post we cover an IoT trucking demo on DSX local, i.e. running on top of Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP). We train and deploy a model, and then we use that model to score simulated incoming trucking data in Apache NiFi. […]

Last week was the Big Data London conference, billed as the largest analytics event in the UK.  The theme for the week was a call to arms for UK businesses to ready themselves for the fourth industrial revolution.  Britain was the birthplace of the first industrial revolution with advances to manufacturing processes from hand-made to […]

In today’s world, every business is a data business. Without the insights from data, companies risk being left behind by their competitors. Technology continues to advance at an ever-increasing pace, and this generates more and more data. This increase meant that legacy technology was no longer sufficient and necessitated the use of Big Data. While […]

Financial institutions need to leverage all the information they can gather to guide future investments, reduce risk and detect fraud. These objectives directly influence an institution’s bottom line and have become more challenging with the rising volumes and varieties of Big Data. To keep up, financial institutions are continuously adapting their data architectures to support […]

We’ve just published our most recent case study! This one gives an in-depth look at how Nissan Motor Company Ltd (Nissan), is now able to store huge volumes of data and deploy a variety of data cross-functionally. Nissan is a Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer headquartered in Nishi-ku, Yokohama. The company sells its cars under the […]

We are pleased to announce the certification of IBM Data Science Experience (DSX) Local V1.1.2.01 with Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) 2.6.3 / Ambari 2.6 on RHEL.  As an important part of the agreement between the two companies, IBM and Hortonworks collaborated on an extensive set of test cases to specifically validate IBM DSX with both […]

Hortonworks Data Platform(HDP) and the majority of the components in HDP support Kerberos based authentication mechanism. By default, authentication is disabled to allow ease of installation, however for production as well as sensitive data hosting clusters we highly recommend enabling Kerberos based authentication.  While configuring and deploying Kerberos enabled applications might seem challenging and time-consuming task, […]

It’s hard to imagine a time when we didn’t have data to explain common occurrences and answer questions humans are incapable of resolving on their own. Entire industries have transformed to keep up with the pace at which global data management is revolutionizing business. Organizations are able to understand their customers on a level like […]

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