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September 20, 2017 | Vinay Shukla | From the Dev Team

Data Science for the Modern Data Architecture

September 19, 2017 | Simon Ball | Announcements

Hortonworks Cybersecurity Platform – Big Data Cybersecurity Solution

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You have heard about Big Data for a long time, and how companies that use Big Data as part of their business decision making process experience significantly higher profitability than their competition. Now that your company is ready to embark on its first Apache Hadoop® journey there are important lessons to be learned. Read on […]

In 2016, we published the second version v1.0.1 of Spark HBase Connector (SHC). In this blog, we will go through the major features we have implemented this year. Support Phoenix coder SHC can be used to write data out to HBase cluster for further downstream processing. It supports Avro serialization for input and output data […]

We are pleased to announce the latest release of Hortonworks Data Cloud for AWS. Hortonworks Data Cloud (“HDCloud”) 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. This new HDCloud release (version 1.14.1) further reduces the […]

HDP 2.6 takes a huge step forward toward true data management by introducing SQL-standard ACID Merge to Apache Hive. As scalable as Apache Hadoop is, many workloads don’t work well in the Hadoop environment because they need frequent or unpredictable updates. Updates using hand-written Apache Hive or Apache Spark jobs are extremely complex.  Not only […]

Not only will DataWorks Summit/Hadoop Summit Munich be my first in Europe since joining Hortonworks but it is also the global launch of our Data Heroes Awards.  On the evening before each of the three conferences begin, we will both recognise our nine finalists and announce the winners from each category! With the awards, Hortonworks […]

Syncsort and Hortonworks working together to drive the success of a modern EDW solution Enterprise Data Warehouse has become a standard component of the corporate data architecture. In the past 15 years, a variety of product offerings were introduced into the market on building EDWs, operational data stores, real-time Data Warehouses. The differences is the […]

About two years ago, Hortonworks donated the entire code base of about 440,000 lines from its XA Secure acquisition to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) in order to help jump start Apache Ranger as an Apache Incubator project. Hortonworks made this decision because our enterprise customers need an extensible and robust open source security framework […]

We are pleased to announce the latest release of Hortonworks Data Cloud for AWS. This release (version 1.11 for those that are keeping score) continues to drive towards the goal of making data processing easy and cost effective in the cloud. For those that aren’t familiar with Hortonworks Data Cloud for AWS (or “HDCloud” for […]

You may have noticed our new homepage banner, “Be a Hero”, and thought to yourself, “I’ve been waiting for a radioactive spider bite all my life.” I have some goods news for you, and no, it’s not the hairy spider living under your desk. There’s now an easier way to become a hero. At Hortonworks, […]

Last year Hadoop celebrated it’s tenth birthday, young in the land of data technologies. But the growth in popularity of Apache Hadoop is not slowing down anytime soon. In fact, results from the 2016 Big Data Maturity Survey indicates 97% of respondents plan to do more big data initiatives in the next 3 months. The […]

We are pleased to announce that Hortonworks DataFlow (HDFTM) Version 2.1 is now generally available. You can download the latest version here!   HDF 2.1 (powered by  Apache NiFi, Apache Kafka and Apache Storm) brings enterprise readiness, platform stability and ease of use to the next level. Apache NiFi for dynamic, configurable data pipelines, through […]

“The most damaging phrase in the language is, ‘It’s always been done that way.’” – Rear Admiral Grace Hopper, United States Navy This year Hortonworks was a Gold Sponsor at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference in Houston, Texas. This conference is named in honor of Grace Hopper, a pioneer in the […]

While we are out in Tokyo for the Hadoop Summit (#HS16Tokyo) this week, the Irish contingent of the Hortonworks’ international team also has had great cause for celebration – the official opening of our new office in Cork on Wednesday! At 12,499 square feet and a maximum capacity for 83 Hortonworkers (+ one regular guest, […]

Hadoop’s ability to work with Amazon S3 storage goes back to 2006 and the issue HADOOP-574, “FileSystem implementation for Amazon S3”. This filesystem client, “s3://” implemented an inode-style filesystem atop S3: it could support bigger files than S3 could then support, some its operations (directory rename and delete) were fast. The s3 filesystem allowed Hadoop […]

This is the first of a three part series of the evolution of the Hortonworks and Microsoft relationship. Microsoft has led one tech industry revolution after another from the dawn of personal computing to the cloud. Hortonworks is defining a new generation of innovation and impact with its pioneering work in Big Data. You already […]