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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 path to a successful big data implementation isn’t straightforward. There are many decisions and considerations along the way – from technology, to people to process – all these need to come together for a successful outcome. Hortonworks is in the business of helping enterprises achieve their desired business outcomes with big data as effectively […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Expressway Authorities do Hadoop Every day, Expressway Authorities must make critical decisions — often times without sufficiently accurate and transparent data. At the same time, they may be losing revenue due to reporting latency and the inability to respond when toll plaza sensors are down. Hortonworks DataFlow (HDF™) and Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP®), can help resolve these […]

The value of any data is proportional to the insights derived from it. With the Data Lake Architecture, all of the enterprise data is made available in one place. The key to driving insights from the Data Lake is Apache Spark & Apache Zeppelin. Both are key tools to drive Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning. […]

Destination Autonomous The march towards autonomous vehicles continues to accelerate. While expert opinion differs on the specific timing and use cases that will emerge first, few deny that self-driving cars are in our future. Not surprisingly, when reviewing Big Data strategies with my automotive clients, discussions on data management strategies for autonomous driving research inevitably […]

The latest version of Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) introduced a number of significant enhancements for our customers. For instance, HDP 2.6.0 now supports both Apache Spark™ 2.1 and Apache Hive™ 2.1 (LLAP™) as GA. Often customers store their data in Hive and analyze that data using both Hive and SparkSQL. An important requirement in this scenario […]

Hortonworks University is offering 3 new training classes in the month of June.  These classes are currently only available to be delivered by Hortonworks and are delivered in a virtual format, so no travel is required.  You can enroll online via credit card (US and CAD only) by following the links below. HDP Developer Quick […]

Hortonworks continues to advance the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) as an integrated portfolio of enterprise security and governance products for big data. By building security and data governance into the platform we ensure that these capabilities are administered consistently across all the components or data engines, and when new engines are added to the platform they inherit […]

This is part 1 of a three-part series of doing Ultra Fast OLAP Analytics with Apache Hive and Druid. Unlock Sub-Second SQL Analytics over Terabytes of Data with Hive and Druid Modern corporations are increasingly looking for near real time analytics and insights to make actionable decisions. To fuel this, this blog introduces Ultra fast […]

  Thank you for reading our Data Lake 3.0 series! In part 1 of the series, we introduced what a Data Lake 3.0 is. In part 2 of the series, we talked about how a multi-colored YARN will play a critical role in building a successful Data Lake 3.0. In part 3 of the series, […]

Data is the currency for a digital transformation is a theme that came out loud and clear during last week’s Gartner Data and Analytics Summit.  This event for the first time brought together two popular conferences – Analytics and Master Data Management (MDM). The result was a very enjoyable time with tons of great conversations and […]

I figured I’d step away from my Cybersecurity Architecture series and CISO’s View series and share my experience in speaking to folks about cyber security.  Ideally, you should have a quick 20 second elevator pitch ready that explains the value a security program delivers to the business without using an security terminology. Using a security […]

Next week (March 6 – 9) Gartner will host their annual Data and Analytics Summit in Grapevine, TX.  This is where analysts from Gartner, vendors and many leaders of businesses of all sizes all get together and talk about data and analytics. Personally, I have not attended the conference for the past few years, but […]