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November 22, 2017 | Robert Hryniewicz

IoT and Data Science – A Trucking Demo on DSX Local with Apache NiFi

November 21, 2017 | Piet Loubser

Big Data London – UK readies for Global Data-Driven Upheaval

November 20, 2017 | Matt Spillar | Hortonworks Case Study

Addressing the Data Tipping Point

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We are excited to make two big product announcements: The General Availability of HDP 2.6.3, Ambari 2.6.0 and SmartSense 1.4.3; The first release of the Hortonworks DataPlane Service (DPS) that includes Data Lifecycle Manager Service (DLM) General Availability and Data Steward Service (DSS) Technical Preview. HDP 2.6.3 is a huge release for Hortonworks given it is the […]

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 […]

So you might ask, Why run Data Science in the Cloud? Just as Apache Hadoop allows data scientists to work with any type of data, both Hadoop and the cloud make it possible to work with any amount of data by providing ready access to unlimited storage and capacity. Hadoop allows the use of commoditized […]

Big Wins in a Short Time with HDP & Hive 2 with LLAP Geisinger Health System is well known in the healthcare community as a pioneer in data and analytics. They were one of the first adopters of Electronic Health Record (EHR) in 1996 and went with Epic.  In addition, they used an Enterprise Data […]

Hortonworks has helped over 1000 enterprise customers with Hadoop deployments. Part of the success of these deployments has been 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 improve […]

LLAP wins the fastest execution among the SQL engines! Comcast is one of the nation’s leading providers of communications, entertainment and cable products and services. Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, they employ over 100,000 employees nationwide whose goal is to deliver the highest level of service and improve the customer experience. Comcast decided to run what […]

On June 7, we hosted the Next Gen Data Analytics Powered by Cloud webinar with speakers from Hortonworks, Jeff Sposetti  and Amazon Web Services, Karthik Krishnan. The webinar provided an overview on how your organization can achieve the benefits of data analytics with the cloud, how to use the AWS marketplace for ease of deployment, […]

Here are the top six reasons to leverage cloud technology for your big data processing jobs.

Last week, we hosted  Get Started with Big Data in the Cloud ASAP webinar with speakers from Hortonworks, Shaun Connolly and Ovum, Tony Baer. The webinar provided a very informative overview around the challenges enterprises are facing with the overwhelming number of choices available in the cloud. It covered how businesses can get over the […]

Get the Most Out of Your Big Data Cloud for Enterprises Big data workloads are moving to the cloud! For most organizations, hybrid deployment across the data center and the cloud will become their new operating reality.  However, the challenge is that for new adopters, the richness of choices available in the cloud can be […]

We at Hortonworks have spent countless hours working with customers as they use Apache Hadoop, Spark and Hive in the cloud, to help them better leverage the cloud platforms they use for these data processing workloads. In the interest of community and sharing, wanted to share some of the “top reasons” we’ve heard. Enjoy! Cloud […]

Syncsort and Hortonworks working together to drive the success of a modern EDW solution Enterprise Data Warehouse has become a standard component of the corporate data architecture. In the past 15 years, a variety of product offerings were introduced into the market on building EDWs, operational data stores, real-time Data Warehouses. The differences is the […]

We recently concluded our highly attended How to Get Started with Hortonworks Data Cloud for AWS Webinars. Thank you Jeff Sposetti and Sean Roberts for hosting the sessions. The webinars provided a very informative overview about the offering and included a detailed demonstration to show how the product works. Some great questions came across during […]

People often think about cloud architecture in simplistic terms: you’re either public, private, or hybrid. (In fact, there’s even confusion about the meaning of the term “hybrid” itself—this video helps clear it up: In the real world, of course, virtually every implementation is hybrid—no company puts 100% of its IT environment into one single cloud. […]

This is the second of a three part series of the evolution of the Hortonworks and Microsoft relationship. Ask around and you’ll hear a variety of different drivers for moving IT resources to the cloud, from cost to business agility. In fact, as adoption has progressed and companies have learned more about what the cloud makes […]