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June 23, 2017 | Tom Hastain | Hortonworks Case Study

153 Years of Mission-Critical Data: Why DNV GL Turned to Hortonworks

June 22, 2017 | Anna Yong | Webinar

Powering Big Data Success In The Cloud

June 22, 2017 | Kevin Jordan | Hortonworks Case Study

Prescient Secures Big Data for Predictive Analytics to Secure the Streets

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Big Data was challenged from the day it was coined…it’s a problem looking for an answer. Likewise, data science presents an amazing opportunity to answer our biggest questions, but its fate has been tied to the breadth, quantity, freshness and speed of the data it relies upon. For years, these competing issues have been left […]

Many companies understand that their competitive position in the market will depend on their capabilities to become a data driven organization. Gathering more data from different sources into a data lake allows for a new generation of analytics that cuts across legacy boundaries and silos. However, this simple and straightforward concept brings a range of […]

Apache Spark 2.1 Improves in Structured Streaming and Machine Learning. Structured Streaming: Kafka .10 support, Metrics & Stability improvements Machine Learning: SparkR Improvements including new ML algorithms for LDA, Random forests, GMM, etc. The recent release of Hortonworks Data Platform 2.6 (“HDP 2.6”) includes Apache Spark 2.1. And Hortonworks Data Cloud (“HDCloud”) for AWS gives […]

Healthcare organizations must effectively manage mountains of data of all types, and from countless sources. Clearsense is a smart data organization based in Jacksonville, Florida that re-imagines data analytics to help healthcare organizations realize measurable value from their data. Clarity at Clearsense Clearsense develops cloud-based applications based upon Hortonworks 100% open-source Connected Data Platforms. The […]

Hive / Druid integration means Druid is BI-ready from your tool of choice This is Part 3 of a Three-Part series of doing ultra fast OLAP Analytics with Apache Hive and Druid. Connect Tableau to Druid Previously we talked about how the Hive/Druid integration delivers screaming-fast analytics, but there is another, even more powerful benefit to […]

The value of any data is proportional to the insights derived from it. With the Data Lake Architecture, all of the enterprise data is made available in one place. The key to driving insights from the Data Lake is Apache Spark & Apache Zeppelin. Both are key tools to drive Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning. […]

Simon Meredith, Chief Technology Officer – CSI, IBM Europe explains the significance of IBM & Hortonworks working together in the era of Big Data What is fuelling IBM’s commitment to Apache Hadoop and Spark? The pressures of day to day business are delaying companies doing more with their data. IBM’s commitment is to initiate, simplify […]

Danske Bank, headquartered in Copenhagen, is the largest bank in Denmark. It’s also one of the major retail banks in the northern European region, with over 5 million retail customers. Data is mission critical to Danske Bank as it provides them with actionable intelligence to help minimize risk and maximize opportunities. In our latest video, […]

Destination Autonomous The march towards autonomous vehicles continues to accelerate. While expert opinion differs on the specific timing and use cases that will emerge first, few deny that self-driving cars are in our future. Not surprisingly, when reviewing Big Data strategies with my automotive clients, discussions on data management strategies for autonomous driving research inevitably […]

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 […]

This past Thursday, Hortonworks announced financial results for the first quarter of 2017. As always, our CEO Rob Bearden began the call by thanking our customers. Rob began his industry and use case examples by describing the DataWorks Summit in Germany, which featured presentations from the thought leaders of large European enterprises that are transforming their businesses […]

With the San Jose DataWorks Summit (June 13-15) just two months away, we’re busy finalizing the lineup of an impressive array of speakers and business use cases. This year our Enterprise Adoption Track will include Nick Evans and Kevin Brown from ExxonMobil with Wade Salazar from Hortonworks. Big Data is driving major advances in the oil […]

Hive View 2.0 is New in Apache Ambari 2.5 Ambari’s Hive View gives analysts and DBAs a convenient web interface to Apache Hive which allows SQL analytics, data management and performance diagnostics. Ambari 2.5 introduces Hive View 2.0 with a brand new user experience plus a slew of great new tools to help DBAs run […]

You may have read yesterday’s blog post that summarizes how Yahoo! Japan, the largest web portal in Japan, scaled its business analytics with access to over 75 petabytes of data in Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP). You can read the full English translation of that Japanese case study here. This post is about SoftBank Corp, another […]

Andrew Ng, the renowned data scientist, has said that artificial intelligence (AI) needs to be a company-wide strategic decision. Companies that don’t strategically invest in AI will slowly lose market share to companies whose core businesses are built around AI. AI enables the prediction, planning and automation of a variety of tasks, and for enterprises, […]