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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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We’ve just published our most recent case study! This one gives an in-depth look at how Nissan Motor Company Ltd (Nissan), is now able to store huge volumes of data and deploy a variety of data cross-functionally. Nissan is a Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer headquartered in Nishi-ku, Yokohama. The company sells its cars under the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Big Data is rapidly changing our world, and the insurance industry is no exception. Leveraging and analyzing data leads to actionable insights that insurance companies use to help mitigate risks to prevent disasters. The availability of new data sources has created new opportunities to optimize risk, reduce exposure and create behavior based products. Insurance companies […]

Bad data in any organization has damaging consequences, and in the housing market, the families that become affected only inflames concerns. Without the proper data at the right time, and the ability to effectively govern the data coming in, the process of ensuring the right candidates are able to live in the home of their […]

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 […]

This is the introductory post in a blog series that explores how we in Hortonworks Engineering build, test and release new versions of our platforms. In this post, we introduce the basic themes and set context for deeper discussions in subsequent blogs. We at Hortonworks are very proud of the work we do. Along with […]

Late last year Amazon made waves when reports surfaced that they were testing out a new retail store location in downtown Seattle. Not only is the fact that Amazon is experimenting with retail locations newsworthy, but their plans will transform grocery stores as we know them. The new stores have no cashiers or checkout lines. […]

We may not be able to look into the future yet, but we are at a major crossroads of data and predictive analytics that allows us to mitigate risks to prevent disasters. Whether it be an accidental house fire or a car accident, insurance companies are finding ways to create new services for their customers […]

Last week I wrote about how mobile data allows companies to gain a better understanding of their customer’s preferences and buying habits. Targeted ads can be better refined, and in turn lead to higher conversion rates. However, gaining insights from mobile data leads to much more than effective advertisements. The first iPhone was released a […]

Within the walls of a hospital, the unexpected can happen in a fraction of a second. It is impossible for a nurse to be everywhere at once. Although doing rounds and manual patient monitoring is crucial for patient care, real-time monitoring is the only viable solution to protect people’s health. The Data is Mightier than […]

The amount of waste in time, costs, and resources to send print advertisements to consumers forced a change to digitize the process. Despite tremendous efforts in modernizing the necessary business practice, some of the challenges remain. Being able to target the right customer, with the right ad, at the right time is every company’s mission […]

Dale Kim, Sr. Director, Products/Solutions, Arcadia Data   Implementing data security controls can be hard, so it is up to technology vendors to work together to make security as simple as possible. This is especially true of big data environments where there are many pieces to integrate. When it comes to working with the Hortonworks […]

There’s a shift in manufacturing that is not only demanding companies change their business models, but also innovate more quickly than ever before. Servitization, or selling services in addition to normal product offerings, has created a challenge for competitive organizations to rethink how they approach new and existing customers. One Stop Place to Shop Whether […]