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December 13, 2017 | Shelby Khan | Announcements

Top Hortonworks Blogs from 2017

December 12, 2017 | Piet Loubser | Hortonworks Case Study

Modernizing Your Data Architecture – Webinar Highlights

December 11, 2017 | Matt Spillar | Hortonworks Case Study

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This past Thursday, Hortonworks announced financial results for the third quarter of 2017. These are exciting times at the company, as our CEO Rob Bearden announced another record breaking quarter! The company’s vision started as Hortonworks Data Platform and Hortonworks Data Flow, which gives organizations the ability to manage the entire lifecycle of data. Now, […]

At the beginning of the year we announced the Hortonworks Data Heroes initiative. It’s our way of recognizing the Data Visionaries, Data Scientists, Data Architects, and Innovators transforming their businesses and organizations through Big Data. Hortonworks has over 1,000 total customers spanning every industry, each with a unique Big Data journey. Our Data Heroes program lets us highlight a […]

Streaming application development can be a complex process.  SAM (Streaming Analytics Manager) has been developed to help accelerate and simplify designing, building and deploying streaming apps without a single line of code.  SAM enables this by: Abstracting, designing, and developing with a UI interface for  building streaming applications so you don’t have to write code Providing […]

We are excited to make two big product announcements: The General Availability of HDP 2.6.3, Ambari 2.6.0 and SmartSense 1.4.3; The first release of the Hortonworks DataPlane Service (DPS) that includes Data Lifecycle Manager Service (DLM) General Availability and Data Steward Service (DSS) Technical Preview. HDP 2.6.3 is a huge release for Hortonworks given it is the […]

Recently, Hortonworks CTO Scott Gnau introduced our Hortonworks 3.0 vision, powered by Hortonworks DataPlane Service (DPS). This is a next-gen platform that  addresses real customer pain points around the security governance, data catalog, and building extensible services. Data Lifecycle Manager (DLM) is the first generally available extensible service that Hortonworks DPS will support. It is […]

The Internet of Things (IoT) has revolutionized how we interact with our devices, companies we buy from, and people we see on a daily basis. Not only that, but smart environments consisting of devices of every kind have created business opportunities for organizations across every industry, but it has also exposed a fear surrounding IoT […]

Background Previous blog posts discussed The Matrix — a set of over 27 software components that need to work together as part of any big data infrastructure. The automation suite used to perform functional validation of these components consists of over 30,000 tests which are divided into 250+ logical groups (called splits). The splits are […]

We’ve just published our most recent case study! This one gives an in-depth look at how QSight IT (QSight), an IT company based in the Netherlands, is gaining a clearer picture of security threats and is able to process their data more quickly. QSight has an absolute focus on networking, security, storage and cloud. Its teams […]

In September, we rounded out the 2017 DataWorks Summit events in Sydney, Australia. Each event boasts different sessions, keynotes, sponsors, etc. so you can be sure to get a new experience and the latest updates from the community wherever you go. Aside from the networking opportunities, the best part of DataWorks Summit is the session […]

In the financial services industry, fraud becomes an ever-increasing concern as the world becomes more connected through the web, electronic payments, mobility, and ever-changing technologies. The amount of data that is produced from any one customer transaction must be monitored closely, as there are various new sources to collect data from in today’s data landscape. […]

The financial services industry encounters a variety of unique challenges with data. These companies not only need the ability to process huge amounts of data from traditional and non-traditional sources, but they also need to ensure the data is secure. This data is then used for actionable intelligence presenting huge business opportunities. One example of […]

This blog post is from one of our newest partners, Unravel Data, an MDS ISV/IHV Partner in the Partnerworks Program. Our guest blogger is Oliver Claude, CMO. Application Performance Management (APM) As more and more modern data applications get deployed, the business needs production-grade performance to ensure mission critical apps run fast and error free. […]

At this point, the number of blogs and articles about Big Data probably surpasses the amount of data collected by a typical organization. For every company trying to solve the “data problem”, the issue isn’t just sheer size. That is just the starting point, and granted, it is a major hurdle to jump, but that […]

Guest author Nagapriya Tiruthani, Offering Manager, IBM Big SQL, IBM Why Big SQL? Enterprise Data Warehousing (EDW) emerged as a logical home for all enterprise data that captures the essence of all enterprise systems. But in recent years, there’s been an explosion of data being captured from social media, sensors, etc. This rapid growth has put […]

Recent versions of Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) introduced several innovations in the areas of security, data governance, business cataloging, query optimization, visualization, and backup-and-restore. To help us keep pace with the rapid adoption of HDP, we are actively partnering with innovative companies within the big data ecosystem. Expanding the Ecosystem One such partner is Denodo, […]

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