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May 26, 2017 | Tom Hastain | Hortonworks Case Study

Precision Medicine: a 5 Million Person Case Study

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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 […]

In Part 1 of this series, we discussed how data-in-motion solutions require both flow management and stream analytics capabilities. Also, we introduced an exciting new technology that Hortonworks is in the process of releasing that helps users build streaming analytics apps faster and caters to three different personas in the enterprise: app developer, operations teams and the […]

As part of the product management leadership team at Hortonworks, there is nothing more valuable than talking directly with customers and learning about their successes, challenges, and struggles implementing their big data and analytics use cases with HDP and HDF. These conversations provide more insight than any analyst report, white paper, or market study. In […]

Zulily is an American online retailer headquartered in Seattle, Washington. The retailer was started in 2009 and went public in 2013. Its mission is to bring its customers (primarily moms) fresh and interesting products every day. Unlike search-based e-commerce sites, whose users come looking for specific items, zulily customers visit the company’s website and mobile […]

This week I attended the 2017 Automotive Cyber Security Summit in Detroit with my colleague Mike Schiebel (General Manager, Cyber Security, Hortonworks). Together, we were speakers in a session entitled “Securing the Connected Car in a Connected World”. Here are highlights of what we presented: How Did We Get Here? A Historical Perspective As the […]

HDP 2.6 takes a huge step forward toward true data management by introducing SQL-standard ACID Merge to Apache Hive. As scalable as Apache Hadoop is, many workloads don’t work well in the Hadoop environment because they need frequent or unpredictable updates. Updates using hand-written Apache Hive or Apache Spark jobs are extremely complex.  Not only […]

Now Generally Available in HDP 2.6 Hive LLAP (Low Latency Analytical Processing) is Hive’s new architecture that delivers MPP performance at Hadoop scale through a combination of optimized in-memory caching and persistent query executors that scale elastically within YARN clusters. Hive LLAP — MPP Performance at Hadoop Scale   Since Hive LLAP was introduced as […]

The automotive industry is going through profound change driven by a myriad of new data sources and the new business models that they enable. Just last week, it was reported that Intel paid $15B for Mobileye, a technology company that allows autonomous vehicles to “see” through cameras and other sensors. Mobileye also allows crowdsourcing data […]

Hortonworks continues to expand its list of customers in the Asia Pacific region, as well as in the housing and building industry. We recently completed a case study to showcase how LIXIL Corporation uses HDP to be first in manufacturing for the Japanese Smart Home Market. READ THE FULL LIXIL CASE STUDY HERE LIXIL is a […]

If you’ve been wondering what’s top of mind for Commercial Insurance, it’s preventive analytics. Recently I had the opportunity to attend and speak at the Advisen Predictive Modeling Insights Conference in New York.  The conference provided the insurance industry attendees with some fantastic points of view on topics ranging from the role of predictive models, […]

As we kick off the new year I wanted to thank our customers, partners, Apache community members, and of course the amazing Hortonworks team, for an amazing 2016. Let’s take a step back and look at some of the Hortonworks highlights from last year… IN THE ECOSYSTEM there was tremendous acceleration. At the beginning of […]

We just wrapped up our global customer roadshow.  Since early September, we’ve been live with customers and partners in 18 cities across five Continents, from Coast to Coast across the United States and as far away as Seoul, Sidney, Paris, London and Dubai. Over the course of the tour, more than 3,200 people have spent […]

It is that time of year again, right before Christmas in Las Vegas, where nearly 30,000 technologists gather to see the latest in innovation around the Cloud. Hortonworks is honored to participate as an exhibitor for the first time. If you are in Vegas this week for the AWS re:Invent, please stop by our booth #2732 […]

Earlier this year, we started making Technical Previews of Hortonworks Data Cloud for AWS available. The feedback and response has been incredible, and over the past few months, we performed many Technical Preview refreshes. Now we are ready to make it official and release the product into AWS Marketplace. Therefore, we are excited to announce […]