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July 21, 2017 | Tom Hastain

Join the Big Data Revolution! (Apply Inside)

July 20, 2017 | Anna Yong | Announcements

What Does Hortonworks SmartSense Mean To You?

July 19, 2017 | Kevin Jordan

Doing Nothing About Cyber Security Will Cost You Everything

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Here at Hortonworks, we help big data projects be as successful as possible.  Part of that success is based on Hortonworks SmartSense. SmartSense provides a collection of tools and services to proactively prevent common cluster problems. With SmartSense customers can quickly capture the diagnostic information required to resolve issues. AND, it generates proactive recommendations that […]

Support for success. Success because of support. Hortonworks has been a company built on support – after all that’s our business model. We innovate big data technology, together with the open source community, and we monetize by selling support. (For the cynical amongst you, no, we do not intentionally make the open source tech difficult […]

Big data success is predicated upon skills and experience. Big data success in the cloud is also predicated upon skills and experience. This is precisely the reason why Hortonworks has a new offering: Flex Support Subscription, that is provides expertise for workloads in the cloud. For example, How do you optimize Apache Spark workloads in […]

The path to a successful big data implementation isn’t straightforward. There are many decisions and considerations along the way – from technology, to people to process – all these need to come together for a successful outcome. Hortonworks is in the business of helping enterprises achieve their desired business outcomes with big data as effectively […]

This week, Hortonworks announced the availability of a new support subscription, the Hortonworks Flexible Support Subscription. But what does this mean? The definition of flexible is as follows “characterized by a ready capability to adapt to new, different, or changing requirements “.  And this is exactly what the new subscription offering is – a support […]

Did you every consider that an open source business model is like a talent show?  Now I will admit, I am not a fan of television, and certainly not of reality TV. But that doesn’t mean I’ve been living under a rock. I know there are wide numbers of people who love watching talent contests […]

Hortonworks University is offering 3 new training classes in the month of June.  These classes are currently only available to be delivered by Hortonworks and are delivered in a virtual format, so no travel is required.  You can enroll online via credit card (US and CAD only) by following the links below. HDP Developer Quick […]

In our recent investor relations presentations, we shared  a slide “5 Reasons Why You Need More Than Just Open Source Software”.  This is actually a question that comes up often, and I thought it would be helpful to provide a bit more depth to the discussion. Let me ask you – in a word association […]

Last week, we hosted a webinar: Combating Phishing Attacks: How Big Data Helps Detect Impersonators  where our audience confirmed that is really can take months, or even a year to investigate the repercussions of a breach such as a phishing attack. Due to the complex and dynamic nature of modern attack vectors, we discussed how […]

We are delighted to congratulate Apache Metron  – a big data cybersecurity platform – on achieving top-level project (TLP) status in the Apache Foundation! You can read more about the graduation on the Apache site. Apache Metron is an open source big data cyber security analytics platform supporting real time ingest and analytics to discover […]

Did you know every Hortonworks HDP support subscription comes with SmartSense? Advanced Analytics of Diagnostic Data Prevents Issues SmartSense uses advanced analytics to make suggestions and recommendations based on the deep knowledge of our Hortonworks engineers and committers to prevent issues and improve performance of your HDP cluster. Based on the diagnostic data collected from […]

Big Data for Cybersecurity Modern information security encompass broader data sets than in the past, in order to create context and generate a complete picture of network data, user behaviour pattern and business data  – all combined together so that a trendline of normal operations can be created. Then from that, it is possible to […]

In my spare time, I teach a fitness class that is offered in gyms around the world, and there are thousands of instructors worldwide. We all receive the same training, the same music, the same choreography. We are expected to deliver the same consistent experience to participants the world over. The expectation is that it […]

Hortonworks SmartSense provides proactive recommendations that improve cluster performance, security and operations. As 30% of issues are configuration related, Hortonworks SmartSense makes an immediate impact on Hadoop system performance and availability. Join us on Tuesday Feb 28, 2017 to learn how SmartSense helps increases efficiency of Hadoop hardware through customized cluster recommendations. Paul Codding, Product […]

As the hectic holiday season nears, we’re all looking for way to have a little more time for friends and family, to enjoy the season and perhaps slow down a little. But as many of us know, business doesn’t always wait. And for some, it’s one of the busiest times of year. Wouldn’t it be […]