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November 13, 2017 | Matt Spillar | Hortonworks Case Study

How Nissan is Harnessing Big Data to Provide Value to Customers

November 10, 2017 | Syed Mahmood | Announcements

Certification of IBM Data Science Experience (DSX) on HDP is a Win-Win for Customers

November 9, 2017 | Will Xu | Hadoop Ecosystem

Ambari Kerberos support for HBase Part 1

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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 […]

With today’s new rapid pace, speed to market is a huge factor for any business. The faster a company can gain insights from their data, the better they can serve their customers. If changes aren’t made quickly enough, there’s a significant risk of losing customers and market share. One example of gaining faster insights from […]

This is the second post in the Engineering @ Hortonworks blog series that explores how we in Hortonworks Engineering build, test and release new versions of our platforms. In this post, we deep dive into something that we are extremely excited about – Running a container cloud on YARN! We have been using this next-generation […]

Guest authored by Ross Porter, Director Presales Systems Engineering EMEA, DellEMC One of the hottest topics for both DellEMC and Hortonworks today is how to protect big data repositories, data lakes, from the emerging breed of cyber-attacks. We sat down to discuss this topic to address some of the common questions we’ve faced, and would […]

At the DataWorks Summit/Hadoop Summit, these three keynote speeches on the future of analytics and its use in business are absolutely must-see.

This guest blog is from our partner Denodo who is a leader in data virtualization and a Hortonworks partner for many years. Denodo helps customers who have data from multiple, heterogeneous sources to quickly, easily and cost-effectively integrate it to derive business insights and positively change their strategy to become more data-driven. In addition to […]

This is part 1 of a 2 part series for how to update Hive Tables the easy way Historically, keeping data up-to-date in Apache Hive required custom application development that is complex, non-performant and difficult to maintain. HDP 2.6 radically simplifies data maintenance with the introduction of SQL MERGE in Hive, complementing existing INSERT, UPDATE […]

Attunity is a long-time Hortonworks partner who provides data optimization and data integration software to help Hortonworks customers address exploding data growth, efficiently manage the performance of BI and data warehouse systems, and realize the tremendous economies of Apache Hadoop®. Attunity solutions are certified on HDF, HDP and are YARN Ready. Together, Hortonworks and Attunity […]

LLAP wins the fastest execution among the SQL engines! Comcast is one of the nation’s leading providers of communications, entertainment and cable products and services. Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, they employ over 100,000 employees nationwide whose goal is to deliver the highest level of service and improve the customer experience. Comcast decided to run what […]

With the advent of technology and justifiably high expectations for public safety, it is not enough to deal with a crime after it occurs anymore. In the world of Big Data, the powers of predictive analytics applied to emerging threats can help prevent a disaster before it happens. Presence of Mind at Prescient Federal, international, […]

Customer service as a car insurance provider comes with the added challenge of constantly ingesting and storing data of all types. Not only that, but a large part of marketing to new customers, while remaining committed to existing customers, is effectively utilizing data from multiple sources. Progressive Insurance is one of the largest U.S. auto […]

The critical business challenge for healthcare organizations is to effectively manage their data. Success means access to real-time market data, data visualization, and cost-saving opportunities. Data virtualization and predictive analytics further improve both the business side of healthcare organizations, and patient care. At San Jose DataWorks Summit (June 13-15), Vizient will show how predictive analytics helps connect members […]

As with most technology ventures, the technical side of a company adopting a Big Data solution is just one half of the conversation. The other half revolves around the organization adapting to a market that demands such a shift in strategy. Whether transforming objectives to meet the needs of next-generation business demands, or reducing IT […]

The telecommunications industry deals with a staggering amount of data every second of every day. Whether it’s 360° views of customers households, processing hundreds of millions of phone calls, facilitating browsing or streaming entertainment content, analyzing call records or network logs or servicing equipment proactively, communications service providers are challenged with these issues to process […]

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 […]