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September 13, 2018 | Matt Spillar

Leveraging Data to Improve the Mortgage Appraisal Process

September 12, 2018 | Will Xu

Announcing the General Availability of Data Analytics Studio

September 10, 2018 | Arun Murthy | Announcements

Introducing the Open Hybrid Architecture Initiative


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We’ve just published our most recent customer video! This video gives a look at how Freddie Mac is leveraging big data, artificial intelligence, and machine learning to improve the mortgage appraisal process. Freddie Mac makes home possible for millions of families and individuals by providing mortgage capital to lenders. Since its creation in 1970, its made housing more […]

We are excited to announce the general availability of Hortonworks Data Analytics Studio (DAS), a new service that improves the productivity of business analysts by delivering faster insights from data at scale. DAS also enables IT teams to meet the requirements of business by optimizing cluster and storage operation. DAS makes business analysts self-sufficient and […]

The concept of a modern data architecture has evolved dramatically over the past 10-plus years. Turn the clock back and recall the days of legacy data architectures, which had many constraints. Storage was expensive and had associated hardware costs. Compute often involved appliances and more hardware investments. Networks were expensive, deployments were only on-premises and […]

Two weeks ago, we announced the GA of Streams Messaging Manager (SMM) 1.0 to cure enterprises of their Kafka Blindness. We discussed how SMM addresses the needs of three groups in the enterprise: Platform Operations, DevOps/Developers and Security/Governance teams. In this second installment of the SMM blog series, we focus on the DevOps/Developers persona and explain […]

In recent years, the number of cyber security vendors has multiplied, nearly as fast as the number of attacks. With this profusion of new tools, security practitioners are faced with complex buying and implementation cycles, and integration challenges across increasingly numerous silos. It’s not just our attack surfaces that are increasing thanks to new, and […]

We’ve just published our most recent customer video! This video gives a look at how Hilton is becoming a more data centric organization to better serve its customers. Hilton is an American multinational hospitality company, founded in 1919 and headquartered in Tysons Corner, Virginia. Currently, its portfolio includes 5,500 hotels across 110 countries. Hilton has 14 brands […]

In the age of big data, information is power. Enterprises are analysing tremendous amounts of data in order to achieve significant competitive advantage, increase revenue or reduce risks. For example, the success of the Human Genome Project has demonstrated how a global community of scientists can collectively produce and use data to benefit scientific progress […]

Data is an asset. Data is the digital currency. Data is the core of your business, many say the foundation, some say both. The list goes on and the market doesn’t seem to run out of terms to describe how invaluable data is to modern organizations. However, nothing is worthwhile for discussion if not put […]

Hortonworks DataFlow (HDF) 3.2 was made generally available to our customers on Aug 13th 2018. HDF 3.2 includes the following major innovations and enhancements: HDF and Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) in the same ecosystem HDF and HDP can now be run in the same ecosystem. This means that HDF and HDP can be managed using […]

Last week, we discussed how  the omnipresence of Kafka in application architectures has led to the Kafka Blindness afflicting DevOps/AppDev,  Platform Operations and Security/Goverenance teams within the enterprise. These groups are struggling to effectively battle this blindness with the current tooling available. Over the last 12 months, the Hortonworks team has been working with these […]

We’ve just published our most recent case study! This story gives an in-depth look at how Quanam is leveraging a modern data architecture along with machine learning, to better equip clinicians. Founded in Uruguay in 1978, Quanam is a multi-Latin federation of firms specializing in consulting and management, professional services, communication and change management. Priding itself on […]

We’ve just published our most recent case study! This story gives an in-depth look at how Pinsight Media is leveraging diverse datasets to drive new insights. Pinsight Media (Pinsight) is the mobile data company that uses verified, network-level data to fuel intelligent brand decisions. Its data management platform ingests over 60 terabytes of data coming from 65 million […]

IN HDF 3.1, we announced support for Apache Kafka 1.0 with powerful integrations with Apache Ambari, Apache Ranger, and Apache Atlas. In the last 12 months, we have seen Kafka emerge as a key component in many of our customers streaming architectures’. A common architecture looks something like the following: Different customers or even different groups within […]

Hadoop 3 Blog Series – Recap

  The Hortonworks HDP product and engineering teams are excited to share details on Apache Hadoop 3.x over a series of blogs. Please check out blogs we already published for our Apache Hadoop 3.x blog series and stay tuned for many more. Hadoop 3.X Apache Hadoop 3.1.0 released. And a look back! Apache Hadoop 3.1 […]

This is the finale of the blog series (see part 1, part 2, part 3) where having discussed the problem domain, looked at the functional and architectural aspects and prepared the environment, we are now ready to execute a few pricing calculations. SSH into the cluster gateway node and download the following from repo: compute/compute-engine-spark-1.0.0.jar […]

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