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Last week Hortonworks presented the second of our eight Discover HDP 2.2 webinars. Alan Gates and Raj Bains discussed the Stinger.next initiative and new Apache Hive features for speed, scale and SQL that are included in Hortonworks Data Platform 2.2. After an overview of HDP 2.2, Alan discussed what the Apache community accomplished with the […]

Last week Hortonworks presented the first of 8 Discover HDP 2.2 webinars: Comprehensive Hadoop Security with Apache Ranger and Apache Knox. Vinay Shukla and Balaji Ganesan hosted this first webinar in the series. Balaji discussed how to use Apache Ranger (for centralized security administration, to set up authorization policies, and to monitor user activity with […]

Last week’s Hortonworks webinar “What’s Possible with a Modern Data Architecture?” featured Greg Girard, program director for omni-channel analytics strategies at IDC Retail Insights and Mark Ledbetter, vice president for industry solutions at Hortonworks. Greg provides targeted, fact-based guidance to retailers for the application of analytics across the enterprise. Mark has more than twenty-five years […]

Cascading on Apache Tez

Concurrent Inc. is a Hortonworks Technology Partner and recently announced that Cascading 3.0 now supports Apache Tez as an application runtime. Cascading is a powerful development framework for building enterprise data applications on Hadoop and is one of the most widely deployed technologies for data applications, with more than 175,000 user downloads a month. Used by […]

Modern retailers collect data from a multitude of consumer engagement channels, including point of sale systems, the web, mobile applications, social media, and more. They hope to use this data to derive greater customer insights, promote increased brand engagement and loyalty, optimize pricing and promotions, streamline the supply chain, and enhance their business models. Data […]

This summer, Hortonworks presented the Discover HDP 2.1 Webinar series. Our developers and product managers highlighted the latest innovations in Apache Hadoop and related Apache projects. We’re grateful to the more than 1,000 attendees whose questions added rich interaction to the pre-planned presentations and demos. For those of you that missed one of the 30-minute […]

Few industries depend as heavily on data as financial services. Insurance companies, retail and investment banks aggregate, price and distribute capital with the aim of increasing their return on assets with an acceptable level of risk. To do that, financial decision-makers need data. Apache Hadoop helps them store new data sources, then process the larger […]

The world’s top telecommunications firms adopt Hadoop to gain competitive advantage and to respond to technology-driven changes like increases in both network traffic and the telemetry data captured by network sensors. The majority of North America’s and Europe’s telcos have chosen Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) to meet these challenges. Read the new Hortonworks white paper […]

SequenceIQ provides an API and platform to build predictive applications and turn data into tangible assets. In this guest blog, SequenceIQ Co-founder and CTO Janos Matyas (@sequenceiq), explains why his team chose Apache Ambari for provisioning Hadoop clusters and how they contributed to the Ambari project. At SequenceIQ, we frequently provision Hadoop clusters on different […]

Oscar Padilla, Vice President of Strategy at Luminar, is our guest blogger. He shares his thoughts and insights about Apache Hadoop, Hortonworks Data Platform, and Luminar’s journey to the Data Lake. Luminar is the first big data analytics provider focused specifically on U.S. Latino consumers. Our company offers analysis based on empirical insights, rather than with […]

Customers’ Hadoop Journey We’ve all had two weeks to reflect on Hadoop Summit 2014. One of the biggest differences that stood out in this year’s Summit (as compared to Summit 2013) was the presence of large enterprise customers that are using Apache Hadoop as an important part of their modern data architectures. Hadoop has gone […]

Big Data In Healthcare Electronic data is the heartbeat in a healthcare provider’s office. ZirMed is a Hortonworks customer and a leading provider of healthcare information management solutions. Healthcare providers, including physicians, hospitals and large health systems, use the company’s cloud-based revenue cycle management offerings to manage the complex process of billing and collecting revenue […]

On May 15, Owen O’Malley and Carter Shanklin hosted the second of our seven Discover HDP 2.1 webinars. Owen and Carter discussed the Stinger Initiative and the improvements to Apache Hive that are included in HDP 2.1: Faster queries with Hive on Tez, vectorized query execution and a cost-based optimizer New SQL semantics and datatypes […]

Last week Vinay Shukla and Kevin Minder hosted the first of our seven Discover HDP 2.1 webinars. Vinay and Kevin covered three important topics related to new Apache Hadoop security features in HDP 2.1: REST API security with Apache Knox Gateway HDFS security with Access Control Lists (ACLs) SQL security and next-generation Hive authorization Here […]

Last week’s release of HDP 2.1 was packed with countless new features for enterprise Hadoop. These included new processing capabilities with Tez and Hive on YARN, Solr and Storm, to operations with Ambari, governance with Falcon and security with Knox. To guide you through these capabilities, Hortonworks is hosting a new series of webinars beginning on […]