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September 22, 2017 | Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli

YInception: A YARN based container cloud and how we certify Hadoop on Hadoop

September 21, 2017 | Carter Shanklin | Hadoop Ecosystem, From the Dev Team

3x Faster Interactive Query with Apache Hive LLAP

September 20, 2017 | Vinay Shukla | From the Dev Team

Data Science for the Modern Data Architecture

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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 […]

Symantec helps consumers and organizations secure and manage their information-driven world by protecting digital information and online transactions. The Symantec Cloud Platform team turned to Hortonworks to ingest an enormous volume of security logs, analyze that security metadata and then use that insight to protect its customers. Symantec now analyzes threat data much more quickly […]

Everyday more and more new devices—smartphones, sensors, wearables, tablets, home appliances—connect together by joining the “Internet of Things.” Cisco predicts that by 2020, there will be 50 billion devices connected to Internet of Things. Naturally, they all will emit streams of data, in short intervals. Obviously, these data streams will have to be stored, will […]

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, […]

Last week, the Apache Slider community released Apache Slider 0.80.0. Although there are many new features in Slider 0.80.0, few innovations are particularly notable: Containerized application onboarding Seamless zero-downtime application upgrade Adding co-processors to app packages without reinstallation Simplified application onboarding without any packaging requirement Below are some details about these important features. For the […]

Historically, the strength of a platform lies in the abilities of developers to learn, try, and build against the platform APIs and capabilities. As Apache Hadoop matures as a platform, it’s the creativity and efforts of the developer community that is driving the innovation that makes Hadoop a vibrant and impactful foundation of a modern […]

Newbold Advisors is a Hortonworks® services partner that works with customers in the oil and gas industry. The company delivers big data analytics strategies and solutions across all segments of the oil and gas industry. I recently spoke with Ram Seetepalli, Senior Director at Newbold Advisors. We discussed the challenges facing midstream companies and how […]

On March 25th, Josh Lee, Global Director for Insurance Marketing at Informatica and Cindy Maike, General Manager, Insurance at Hortonworks, will be joining the Insurance Journal in a webinar on “How to Become an Analytics-Ready Insurer.” Register for the Webinar on March 25th at 10am Pacific/1pm Eastern time Josh and Cindy exchange perspectives on what […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hortonworks Data Platform’s YARN-based architecture enables multiple applications to share a common cluster and data set while ensuring consistent levels of response made possible by a centralized architecture. Hortonworks led the efforts to on-board open source data processing engines, such as Apache Hive, HBase, Accumulo, Spark, Storm and others, on Apache Hadoop YARN. In this […]

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 […]