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September 18, 2017 | Matt Spillar | Hortonworks Case Study

Lloyds Banking Group Brings Home Data Accolade

September 18, 2017 | Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli | From the Dev Team

Engineering @ Hortonworks – The Matrix

September 14, 2017 | Will Xu

Benchmark Apache HBase vs Apache Cassandra on SSD in a Cloud Environment

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Lloyds Banking Group has been awarded this year’s data accolade for its Digital Analytics System Delivery (DASD) project. The goal was to build a data environment that could be used to derive predictive models for fraud detection. Lloyds Banking Group partnered with Hortonworks to create a data analytics platform and integrated a data science toolkit […]

This is the introductory post in a blog series that explores how we in Hortonworks Engineering build, test and release new versions of our platforms. In this post, we introduce the basic themes and set context for deeper discussions in subsequent blogs. We at Hortonworks are very proud of the work we do. Along with […]

Overview As more and more workloads are being brought onto modern hardware in the cloud, it’s important for us to understand how to pick the best databases that can leverage the best hardware. Amazon has introduced instances with directly attached SSD (Solid state drive). Both Apache HBase and Apache Cassandra are popular key-value databases. In […]

Guest authored by Ross Porter, Director Presales Systems Engineering EMEA, DellEMC One of the hottest topics for both DellEMC and Hortonworks today is how to protect big data repositories, data lakes, from the emerging breed of cyber-attacks. We sat down to discuss this topic to address some of the common questions we’ve faced, and would […]

At the DataWorks Summit/Hadoop Summit, these three keynote speeches on the future of analytics and its use in business are absolutely must-see.

In business, numerous decisions are made every day with the goal of being as successful as possible. A wrong move could mean unhappy customers and loss of revenue. With so much at stake, what drives these decisions? A cornerstone is the first stone placed when constructing a new building. This stone is used as the […]

The annual Strata Data Conference will make its next stop in New York the week of September 25-29. The core theme of the conference this year is around driving business transformations through the power of data. And in the world of data, few topics excite as much as data science, machine learning, and deep learning. […]

With the explosion of the Internet of Things (IoT), businesses need to reevaluate their existing data strategies and adopt a more modern data architecture.  Building a near-real time streaming application that take advantage of data-in-motion can be a daunting journey to undertake. Most streaming applications require a considerable amount of coding, testing and time to […]

What eventually drives us to purchase something online? This isn’t a hypothetical or philosophical question, as businesses are forced to find answers every day. Consumers across every industry have access to almost anything they can find on a search engine, however with such a big supply of goods, businesses must manage the Big Data that’s […]

Before making important business decisions, it’s crucial for a company to see a complete picture of what’s going on. To do this, they need to gather the necessary data to make the most informed decision possible. One example of a company who is using data to get a complete picture of their business is DHISCO. […]

Last Friday, I wrote about how TMW Systems leverages Hortonworks to crack the last mile problem. TMW, the leading transportation technology provider, consolidates the data of their carrier customers to deliver fresh analytical insights to these small carriers, thereby giving them the legs to walk the last mile. TMW’s use case also highlights the importance […]

Last week we published a story on how the leading transportation tech provider is able to solve the last mile problem for the carrier industry. This article expands on this and how companies need to have clean data. How Clean Is Your Data? By now, we all know that data is Big. We know that […]

This guest blog is from our partner Denodo who is a leader in data virtualization and a Hortonworks partner for many years. Denodo helps customers who have data from multiple, heterogeneous sources to quickly, easily and cost-effectively integrate it to derive business insights and positively change their strategy to become more data-driven. In addition to […]

The world is moving faster than ever before, and companies are finding themselves scrambling to keep up. Our society has become centered on convenience and everything happening in real time. Data insights need to happen in real time as well so that companies can maximize their ability to better serve their customers. Last week I […]

In many industries, the last mile problem is the most difficult problem to crack. This is especially true in the carrier industry, where 91% of the total carriers operate fleets of six vehicles or less. TMW Systems (TMW) solves the last mile problem, and an array of other transportation and business challenges, by consolidating the […]

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