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We are pleased to announce the certification of IBM Data Science Experience (DSX) Local V1.1.2.01 with Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) 2.6.3 / Ambari 2.6 on RHEL.  As an important part of the agreement between the two companies, IBM and Hortonworks collaborated on an extensive set of test cases to specifically validate IBM DSX with both […]

Our customers increasingly leverage Data Science, and Machine Learning to solve complex predictive analytics problem. A few examples of these problems are churn prediction, predictive maintenance, image classification, and entity matching. While everyone wants to predict the future, truly leveraging Data Science for Predictive Analytics remains the domain of a select few. To expand the […]

The annual Strata Data Conference will make its next stop in New York the week of September 25-29. The core theme of the conference this year is around driving business transformations through the power of data. And in the world of data, few topics excite as much as data science, machine learning, and deep learning. […]

Last week we published a story on how the leading transportation tech provider is able to solve the last mile problem for the carrier industry. This article expands on this and how companies need to have clean data. How Clean Is Your Data? By now, we all know that data is Big. We know that […]

The Motivation Many cybersecurity problems are also big data problems.   What is more and more apparent, though, is that these problems are also problems solved by data science.  The modern cybersecurity practitioner solves cybersecurity problems by making sense of data.  This is firmly within the sweet spot where data science meets big data and reaps […]

So you might ask, Why run Data Science in the Cloud? Just as Apache Hadoop allows data scientists to work with any type of data, both Hadoop and the cloud make it possible to work with any amount of data by providing ready access to unlimited storage and capacity. Hadoop allows the use of commoditized […]

Author: Vinay Shukla, Hortonworks, Huzefa Hakim, IBM On June 13th, 2017, Hortonworks and IBM announced the extension of our partnership. A key part of this partnership is the collaboration on IBM’s Data Science Experience. This collaboration is win-win in that it brings a production-ready full cycle data science experience to HDP customers and provides DSX […]

Tuesday night I had the opportunity to visit Hacker Lab, where the Sacramento Women in Data Science hosted Dr. Ian Brooks, one of our super-talented Solutions Engineers. SWDS has over 500 members and regularly hosts data science events to help grow the data science and analytics community for, but not exclusive to, women. Groups such as […]

On June 7, we hosted the Next Gen Data Analytics Powered by Cloud webinar with speakers from Hortonworks, Jeff Sposetti  and Amazon Web Services, Karthik Krishnan. The webinar provided an overview on how your organization can achieve the benefits of data analytics with the cloud, how to use the AWS marketplace for ease of deployment, […]

Hortonworks Data Cloud provides a quick and easy on-ramp for users looking to combine the agility of Amazon Web Services (“AWS”) with the data processing power of the Hortonworks Data Platform. We are pleased to announce not ONE but TWO new releases available for Hortonworks Data Cloud. Read on to learn more. Hortonworks Data Cloud […]

Big Data was challenged from the day it was coined…it’s a problem looking for an answer. Likewise, data science presents an amazing opportunity to answer our biggest questions, but its fate has been tied to the breadth, quantity, freshness and speed of the data it relies upon. For years, these competing issues have been left […]

Comcast. Verizon. Netflix. Walgreens. PayPal. Ford Motor Company. Wells Fargo. LinkedIn. Uber. These and other organizations like these will be at this year’s DataWorks Summit/Hadoop Summit. Open source experts will present over 170 sessions. They’ll share how they use open source technologies to leverage their data, drive predictive analytics, distributed deep-learning and artificial intelligence initiatives. There’s still time for you to […]

We are delighted to congratulate Apache Metron  – a big data cybersecurity platform – on achieving top-level project (TLP) status in the Apache Foundation! You can read more about the graduation on the Apache site. Apache Metron is an open source big data cyber security analytics platform supporting real time ingest and analytics to discover […]

OPEN SOURCE HADOOP NOW RUNS ON AN OPEN COMPUTE PLATFORM The software market is undergoing a major transition, moving away from proprietary software that leads to customer lock-in. Open source software offers freedom, more flexibility, and faster innovation – all at a lower cost. With the release of HDP 2.6 now available on IBM Power Systems, […]

Human Assisted AI Another common trend is pairing humans to evaluate results from Artificial Intelligence (AI). As great and sensational AI has been made out to be recently, it is still long way from having human-like abilities of comprehension, reasoning and intuition. For instance, in radiology, given lymph node cells, AI alone had 7.5 percent […]