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July 19, 2017 | Kevin Jordan

Doing Nothing About Cyber Security Will Cost You Everything

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Retailers must adapt to the ever-changing demands brought on by new technological advancements, or be forced to close their doors. It used to be that the customer is always right. However, with real-time notifications and 24-hour social media, we are in the era of the customer is always right now. Data Magic Secrets Revealed Companies […]

Last month, at our DataWorks Summit in San Jose, we were treated to a host of keynote speakers from a variety of industries, all leveraging the power of Big Data and Hortonworks to usher in groundbreaking, and even life-saving, transformation to their respective industries. One of the speakers was Dr. Wade Schulz, Resident Physician and […]

Imagine an expiration date on all of your most sensitive information. What would happen if every medical record, credit card report, and piece of your digital identity suddenly disappeared? For some companies, they do not have to imagine this because the challenge of storing their data, and accessing it when they need it, is all […]

Tuesday night I had the opportunity to visit Hacker Lab, where the Sacramento Women in Data Science hosted Dr. Ian Brooks, one of our super-talented Solutions Engineers. SWDS has over 500 members and regularly hosts data science events to help grow the data science and analytics community for, but not exclusive to, women. Groups such as […]

Recently Raj Verma (President & COO of Hortonworks) spoke to Jim McHugh from Nvidia at the DataWorks Summit keynote in San Jose (video). Jim began by talking about how parallel processing that is used in gaming is also essential to Deep Learning*. And the lifeblood of Deep Learning is data. With its insatiable desire for […]

Today’s digital economy demands that businesses identify customers where they are, and engage with them at any time. The days of putting the ‘Closed’ sign in front of the door are long gone. In the digital world, companies are open, even when the business doors are closed. Data is Always Trending at Webtrends Webtrends is […]

We’ve just published our most recent customer case study! This one comes from straight from Japan and is emblematic of the trend towards connected data architectures throughout the North Asian region, and Hortonworks’ continued growth in the same. Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (Mitsubishi Fuso) is a leading manufacturer of trucks, buses, and industrial […]

As with any business, downtime costs money and slows down operations. It is almost an expected business pain that plagues corporations around the globe, but this doesn’t mean everyone should sit back with their fingers crossed, hoping it never happens. For companies in the energy sector, downtime can also mean drastic safety problems. Although the […]

With the advent of technology and justifiably high expectations for public safety, it is not enough to deal with a crime after it occurs anymore. In the world of Big Data, the powers of predictive analytics applied to emerging threats can help prevent a disaster before it happens. Presence of Mind at Prescient Federal, international, […]

Did you catch the DataWorks Summit last week? Wedged between our huge announcements and the fumes from the t-shirt press, the Summit featured an array of keynote speakers from top companies across many industries. One of the keynote presenters was Gowri Selka, Head of Data Analytics and Corporate Technology at Walgreens Boots Alliance. Gowri spoke about […]

The Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) has had a great run for the past several decades. But as is the norm in technology, newcomers are ready to stake their claim in this business critical environment, as illustrated in Forrester’s newly released The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Warehouse, Q2 2017 report. Hortonworks delivers a viable open source […]

This blog was co-authored by: George Vetticaden, Sriharsha Chintalapani, Jungtaek Lim, Sanket Shah Last week, in Part 3 of this blog series, we announced the GA of HDF 3.0 and let the cat out of the bag by introducing the new open source component called  Streaming Analytics Manager (SAM), an exciting new technology that helps developers, […]

There’s an old myth that says lightning can’t strike the same place twice, but Big Data can control precisely where energy strikes at any given time. Customers in every industry are constantly on the move, and with ever-developing mobile technologies, companies are forced to meet their customers everywhere they go. This is true even in […]

Klarna is a leading e-payment platform in Europe. The company provides payment services for online storefronts and handles large amounts of data every minute. This data enables them to roll out new products and fine-tune existing products to ensure seamless buying experiences for its customers. Today it was reported that this Swedish payments startup, valued […]

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 […]