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Our business in Europe continues to expand and I’m excited to share this guest blog post from Geoff Cleaves, Business Intelligence Manager at Billy Mobile a new Hortonworks customer based in Barcelona, Spain. This week at Billy Mobile we are migrating our core technology stack onto HDP 2.3 and boy are we looking forward to […]

I recently had the pleasure of visiting with Arvind Battula, Sr. Data Scientist at Schlumberger. We discussed his background as a chemical and mechanical engineer and his move onto the Data and Analytics team as a data scientist. The following is a transcript of my conversation with Arvind. We discussed his background, his interesting focus areas for […]

On July 22nd, we introduced the general availability of HDP 2.3. In part 2 of this blog series, we explore notable improvements and features related to Data Access. SQL on Hadoop Spark 1.3.1 Stream Processing Systems of Engagement that scale HDP Search We are especially excited about what these data access improvements mean for our […]

As YARN drives Hadoop’s emergence as a business-critical data platform, the enterprise requires more stringent data security capabilities. The Apache Ranger delivers a comprehensive approach to security for a Hadoop cluster. It provides a platform for centralized security policy administration across the core enterprise security requirements of authorization, audit and data protection. On June 10th, […]

It is that time of the year again! Annual Apache HBase conference, HBaseCon 2015, is around the corner, and as always, it is packed with action and illuminating talks. The conference is this Thursday, May 7th. As in the previous years, there will be 4 tracks covering Operations, Internals, Ecosystem and Use Cases. Here are […]

We at Hortonworks live by a few core principles: Innovate at the core of Hadoop Make Hadoop be an Enterprise Class Data Platform Do it all in open source Enable the ecosystem Our vision of “Hadoop Everywhere” is shared by our partner community who bring their industry expertise, unique software value-add and passion for customer […]

Apache Hive is the de facto standard for SQL in Hadoop with more enterprises relying on this open source project than any other alternative. Stinger.next, a community based effort, is delivering true enterprise SQL at Hadoop scale and speed. With Hive’s prominence in the enterprise, security within Hive has come under greater focus from enterprise […]

Paul Boal, Director of Data Management & Analytics at Mercy, is our guest blogger. He shares his thoughts and insights about Apache Hadoop, Hortonworks Data Platform and Mercy’s journey to the Data Lake. Technology at Mercy Mercy has long been committed to using technology to improve medical outcomes for patients. We were among the first […]

This is the second post in a series exploring the theme of long-running service workloads in YARN. See for the introductory post. Long-running services deployed on YARN are by definition expected to run for a long period of time—in many cases forever. Services such as Apache™ HBase, Apache Accumulo and Apache Storm can be run […]

The Apache HBase community has released Apache HBase 1.0.0. Seven years in the making, it marks a major milestone in the Apache HBase project’s development, offers some exciting features and new API’s without sacrificing stability, and is both on-wire and on-disk compatible with HBase 0.98.x. In this blog, which is a cross post from from […]

Today Microsoft announced two important new updates to their Azure HDInsight Service with Apache Hadoop 2.6, now available on new clusters. We are excited to continue to work alongside Microsoft in expanding the deployment options to the Linux Operating System for managed Hadoop as a Service Azure HDInsight clusters. The HDInsight on Linux Preview leverages […]

This is the second post in a series that explores recent innovations in the Hadoop ecosystem that are included in HDP 2.2. In this post, we introduce the theme of running service-workloads in YARN to set context for deeper discussion in subsequent blogs. HDP 2.2 brings substantial innovations in Apache Hadoop YARN, enabling users of […]

Novetta is an HDP Certified Technology Partner and YARN Certified, delivering agile big data analytics solutions with HDP. In this blog, Jennifer Reed, director of product management at Novetta, shares a recent customer use case in the Oil and Gas vertical market. Energy companies discover and develop petroleum resources to meet the needs of the […]

This guest blog post is from Alyssa Jarrett, product marketing manager at Splice Machine. Splice Machine is a Hortonworks Certified Technology Partner and provides one of the only Hadoop RDBMS to power a new generation of real-time applications and operational analytics. With its recent Certification with HDP, Splice Machine offers a 10x price/performance improvement over […]

Apache HBase is the online database natively integrated with Hadoop, making HBase the obvious choice for applications that rely on Hadoop’s scale and flexible data processing. With the Hortonworks Data Platform 2.2, HBase High Availability has taken a major step forward, allowing apps on HBase to deliver 99.99% uptime guarantees. This blog takes a look […]