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July 19, 2018 | Michael Lin | Hadoop Ecosystem, Hadoop Insights, Hortonworks Case Study

Accelerating Big Data Analytics in the Cloud – Now!

July 16, 2018 | Scott Gnau

This Big Data Business Strategy Is Your Formula for Success

July 13, 2018 | Saumitra Buragohain | Announcements

Announcing the General Availability of Hortonworks Data Platform 3.0.0, Ambari 2.7.0 and SmartSense 1.5.0


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By Rob Thomas, General Manager, IBM Analytics. This story first appeared on the IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub. Data is driving business. And as volumes climb with no end in sight, companies have a decision to make: harness and extract insight from that data, or watch your competitors do it as they pass you by. […]

We are thrilled to announce that Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) version 3.0 is now available for early access. For more information, go here. (Update: HDP 3.0 is now GA) HDP 3.0 delivers new capabilities for the enterprise to enable agile application deployment, new machine learning/deep learning workloads, real-time database, & security and governance. It is a key […]

This blog post covers some of the sessions from Dataworks Summit San Jose 2018 that focus on the efforts of the Apache Hadoop YARN community. Come & explore the latest and greatest of Apache Hadoop YARN at Dataworks Summit San Jose 2018! Dataworks Summit San Jose is back again with the 2018 incarnation being held […]

Last weekend, Hortonworks hosted a group of 12 teenagers from Gooddler Social Impact Youth Incubator who came to our Santa Clara headquarters to learn about social impact as it relates to entrepreneurship. Social entrepreneurship is a relatively recent thing, but it is quickly becoming mainstream. Social entrepreneurs use start-up companies and investors to develop, fund and […]

We’re a few days away from DataWorks Summit San Jose (June 18-21)! We have a number of impressive speakers lined up for keynote presentations, breakout sessions, and talks in the expo theater. One of these speakers is Chris Wojdak from Symcor. Symcor was formed by 3 of the largest banks in Canada and has, for over […]

This is the 7th blog of the Hadoop Blog series (part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 6). In this blog, we will share our experiences running LLAP as a YARN Service. This is specifically a follow up to part 1. Apache Hive LLAP is a key long running application for […]

We recently received exciting news about Hortonworks DataPlane Service (DPS). Hortonworks was among the select companies that Forrester invited to participate in its evaluation, The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Fabric, Q2 2018. In this evaluation, Hortonworks was cited as a Strong Performer. What’s remarkable is that our entry, DPS, is still a relatively new offering; […]

Guest Author: Greg Kincade, MBA, is an electrical engineer and Sr. Ecosystem Enablement Program Manager for the Micron Storage Solutions Center. We used to build data lakes. Now we fill data oceans. As my fellow users of Hortonworks® Data Platform, powered by Apache Hadoop®, users know, those of us working with Big Data are tasked […]

Today, data drives most business decisions. CEOs need a clear AI strategy to stay competitive using big data and machine learning.

The annual ACM SIGMOD/PODS Conference is a leading international forum for database researchers, practitioners, developers, and users to explore cutting-edge ideas and results, and to exchange techniques, tools, and experiences. This year ACM SIGMOD/PODS will be held in Houston, TX, USA on June 10th – June 15th, 2018, and Hortonworks will be present in the […]

In October 2017, Hortonworks launched DataPlane Service, a portfolio of solutions that enables businesses to manage, secure and govern their data spread across on-premise and in-cloud data lakes. Data Lifecycle Manager (DLM) was the first extensible service to be built on the DataPlane platform. We recently sat down with Niru Anisetti, Principal Product Manager to […]

Over the last decade, when discussing Big Data in the context of Manufacturing, it is near impossible to avoid the topic of Industry 4.0 (also often referred to as the “4th Industrial Revolution”). But exactly what is Industry 4.0, why is it so important to manufacturing companies and why should Open Source data management technologies […]

We’re a few weeks away from DataWorks Summit San Jose (June 18-21)! We have a number of impressive keynote and breakout speakers lined up. These speakers include Pavan Surapaneni and Chaitanya Vasamsetty from Cox Communications. Cox Communications is an American owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, providing digital cable television, telecommunications, and home automation services throughout the […]

We have already discussed how data marketplaces are emerging in today’s explosive data economy. We also shared a vision for how Blockchains are emerging as an ideal solution to address some of the key issues related to data marketplaces. In this third and final part of the blog series, let us roll our sleeves up […]

We are excited to make several product announcements including the general availability of : HDP 2.6.5 Apache Kafka 1.0 Apache Spark 2.3 Apache Ambari 2.6.2 SmartSense 1.4.5 HDP 2.6.5 is an important release for Hortonworks given it is the first release that enables Apache Kafka 1.0 and Apache Spark 2.3 Hortonworks Data Platform 2.6.5 With […]

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