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June 23, 2017 | Tom Hastain | Hortonworks Case Study

153 Years of Mission-Critical Data: Why DNV GL Turned to Hortonworks

June 22, 2017 | Anna Yong | Webinar

Powering Big Data Success In The Cloud

June 22, 2017 | Kevin Jordan | Hortonworks Case Study

Prescient Secures Big Data for Predictive Analytics to Secure the Streets


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The decision-making process for a customer to buy products in the retail space can range from days to seconds. The spontaneous buying patterns among consumers creates a business challenge for retailers to address their data needs just as quickly, otherwise customers will go elsewhere. When you combine a full pharmacy to the needs of a […]

Recently Shaun Connolly (of Hortonworks) and Tony Baer (of Ovum) presented “Get Started with Big Data in the Cloud”.  During this webinar, they discussed the opportunity to take advantage of the cloud for big data workloads. As we see an increase in data analytics in the cloud, we are also seeing an increase in data […]

Our mobile devices are a powerful source of information for marketers. However, many tend to look closely at app-level data to derive behaviors and locations. While not entirely inaccurate, this doesn’t offer a holistic view of a brand’s best customer. Carrier-level mobile data is the key to smarter decisions and its power has yet to […]

Thank you for reading our Data Lake 3.0 series! We are encouraged by the positive responses to our blogs (part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5). In Data Lake 3.0, we are envisioning a large data lake shared between multiple tenants and dockerized applications (ranging from real-time to batch). In a shared […]

The San Jose DataWorks Summit (June 13-15) is next week! We have an impressive lineup of keynote and breakout speakers. This year our Enterprise Adoption Track will feature Chris Dingle, Sr. Director, Customer Intelligence, at Rogers Communications. Rogers Communications is one of the largest Canadian communications and media companies. Headquartered in Toronto, Rogers is data-driven and […]

In January we announced the Hortonworks Data Heroes initiative. It’s our way of recognizing the Data Visionaries, Data Scientists, and Data Architects transforming their businesses and organizations through Big Data. Hortonworks has over 1000 customers ranging across every industry. There are so many Big Data stories to be told: stories about transformation, cost reduction, and […]

Apache Spark 2.1 Improves in Structured Streaming and Machine Learning. Structured Streaming: Kafka .10 support, Metrics & Stability improvements Machine Learning: SparkR Improvements including new ML algorithms for LDA, Random forests, GMM, etc. The recent release of Hortonworks Data Platform 2.6 (“HDP 2.6”) includes Apache Spark 2.1. And Hortonworks Data Cloud (“HDCloud”) for AWS gives […]

The ability to make the right decisions quickly hinges on the best data ingestion available. The reward is improved patient experience and health. The Internet of Things (IoT) promises mountains of data-at-rest and the continuous flow of data-in-motion. Without the right solution, the cost to store the data and then derive information from these disparate […]

Yesterday we announced that Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation has deployed Microsoft Azure HDInsight, powered by Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP ®), in the public cloud to power the company’s connected data architecture. Notably, “Mitsubishi Fuso’s big data strategy began in 2014 and since then the company has undergone a process to modernize all operations. […]

Last week, we hosted  Get Started with Big Data in the Cloud ASAP webinar with speakers from Hortonworks, Shaun Connolly and Ovum, Tony Baer. The webinar provided a very informative overview around the challenges enterprises are facing with the overwhelming number of choices available in the cloud. It covered how businesses can get over the […]

Biopharmaceutical companies embrace advanced analytics and a single view of data. Disparate data systems, inefficient clinical trials, slow time-to-market, and the lack of operational safety can cost these companies competitive advantage. Thus continuous innovation around data is mission critical. CSL Behring, a global biopharmaceutical leader, understands the benefits of innovating towards a holistic view of […]

Healthcare organizations must effectively manage mountains of data of all types, and from countless sources. Clearsense is a smart data organization based in Jacksonville, Florida that re-imagines data analytics to help healthcare organizations realize measurable value from their data. Clarity at Clearsense Clearsense develops cloud-based applications based upon Hortonworks 100% open-source Connected Data Platforms. The […]

The San Jose DataWorks Summit (June 13-15) is nearly upon us! Our array of speakers is larger and even more impressive than last year. This year one of our Keynote and Enterprise Adoption Tracks will include Dr. Wade Schulz, Resident Physician, Clinical Pathology, at the Yale School of Medicine. Co-presenting will be Hao Dai, Deputy Director, Biobank […]

Business and tech leaders know that harnessing the information they need to become a data-driven organization is no simple task: rapidly assimilating, integrating, and analyzing big data streams from internal and external sources to produce actionable insights can be daunting. The DataWorks Summit/Hadoop Summit community has put together more than 170 sessions on the business technology […]

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 […]