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May 26, 2017 | Tom Hastain | Hortonworks Case Study

Precision Medicine: a 5 Million Person Case Study

May 26, 2017 | Carole Gum | Hortonworks Community Connection

Don’t miss the Business of Data at DataWorks Summit

May 26, 2017 | Anna Yong

Open Source Talent Powers Big Data Success

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Did you every consider that an open source business model is like a talent show?  Now I will admit, I am not a fan of television, and certainly not of reality TV. But that doesn’t mean I’ve been living under a rock. I know there are wide numbers of people who love watching talent contests […]

You wouldn’t drive in the dark without headlights and you wouldn’t want to operate a fleet of trucks without the necessary information to keep them on the road. The right data at the right time can help any company avoid disaster. The Road of Data Ahead As transportation enterprises understand, intuition and agility are not […]

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 San Jose DataWorks Summit (June 13-15) is just a few weeks away! We’re busy finalizing the lineup of an impressive array of speakers and business use cases. This year our Data Processing & Warehouse Track will feature Daniel Sumners, IT Architect at CenterPoint Energy. CenterPoint Energy is a Fortune 500 electric and gas utility company operating in several […]

Clearsense, based in Jacksonville, Florida, develops cloud-based applications based upon Hortonworks 100% open-source Connected Data Platforms. Its customers are hospitals and healthcare systems, and its mission is to save people’s lives by giving providers and medical practitioners advanced notice of a patient’s deteriorating health. Clearsense achieves its mission through the open source power of Hortonworks […]

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 […]

With the San Jose DataWorks Summit (June 13-15) just one month away, we’re busy finalizing the lineup of an impressive array of speakers and business use cases. This year our Enterprise Adoption Track will feature Cavan Loughran, Solution and Big Data Architect of TELUS, and Oliver Meyn, Solutions Architect of T4G. TELUS is a Canadian national telecommunications company […]

With the San Jose DataWorks Summit (June 13-15) just one month away, we’re busy finalizing the lineup of an impressive array of speakers and business use cases. This year our Enterprise Adoption Track will feature Scott Sovine, Director of Project and Data Management, and Amir Aliabadi, Data Architect, both at Parametric Portfolio Associates, LLC. Also present will be […]

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 […]

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 […]

My Hortonworks customer blog yesterday focused on a telephony company using Big Data to handle and route millions of calls to increase marketing conversion rates. It’s only fitting that I blog today on a company that leverages Big Data in the same realm, but in a different way: mobile advertising. Pinsight Media (Pinsight) began in […]

By: Amit Satoor, SAP It has been one year since SAP Vora became generally available. Since the first release in March 2016, the product has added significant new functionality to become a distributed computing framework for big, unstructured data. The latest version of SAP Vora, provides a unified architecture for SQL queries, graph, time-series and […]

Last month I had the opportunity to visit United Network for Sharing (UNOS), the private, non-profit organization managing the United States organ transplant system. UNOS exists to enable timely, life-saving organ transplants. UNOS uses Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP™) to optimize their enterprise data warehouse and to streamline their Organ Offer Reports for transplant centers and […]

One of the best parts about my job is learning how Big Data drives the world around us. I’m continually awed by the plethora of transformative customer stories and Big Data use cases across every industry. Take for instance Soleo Communications. Soleo bridges the space between the world of telephony and the world of Modern […]

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 […]