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Ensuring Success of your Big Data Journey

cloud Five missteps to avoid on your Big Data journey

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What is Hortonworks Connection

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 that all need to come together for a successful outcome. Hortonworks Connection is about helping enterprises achieve their desired business outcomes with big data as fast as possible. From the start of your journey with big data, through to production deployments and transformational best practices, Hortonworks Connection offerings help make it easier every step of the way.



When you are just starting to explore big data, Hortonworks Connection offers expert-level advice, crowdsourced Q&A, knowledge sharing, tutorials, webinars, workshops, Meet-ups and a complete self-contained environment to test out the latest Hortonworks tech.



In production, you need to maximize system availability, performance and utilization. Hortonworks Connection provides enterprise support subscription, professional services, training and education. Hortonworks subscription also includes advanced analytical services for proactive recommendations to improve performance and avoid issues.



To further enhance system availability, performance and a competitive edge, Hortonworks Connection also offers advisory services, as well as premier support options, that drive towards transformational outcomes with big data and enable you to create a center of excellence within your organization.

Technical audiences can keep up to date on what's new from in HDP and HDF by attending our Office Hours online events, recorded and added to our On Demand channel below. Designed for Architects, Data scientists, and Data engineers in Partnerworks. Hortonworks Partner Demo Kit Office Hour Jan. 24 at 15:00 GMT (7am PT) Register Now Enterprise Data Warehouse Optimization Office Hour Feb. 21 at 15:00 GMT (7am PT) Register Now

How to Ensure Success of your Big Data Journey

Five Steps To Success With Big Data

1Start with a solid foundation - optimize positive outcomes and minimize costs. Check out these resources to get started on the right foot.
2Don't go it alone. Leverage the power of a team to accelerate your project and reduce risk.
3Keep outcomes in mind. Select technology and architecture that match business goals. Tap into the Hortonworks specialists for your industry to select business cases for your enterprise that are proven for realizing your aspirations. Check out our industry solutions and request a consultation with one of our industry experts.
4Use big data to benefit your big data project.

Hortonworks SmartSense helps automate the optimization of your Hadoop cluster through tailored recommendations generated from the latest best practices, and analysis of how you are actually using your cluster.

5Connect with the leaders, the pioneers, the experts and innovators on big data.

Experience is the best teacher, and that’s true for big data as well. Hortonworks was founded by the original 24 architects, developers and operators of Hadoop from Yahoo - where Hadoop was born! Today more than half of big data open source committers choose to work at Hortonworks and consequently Hortonworks is the leader in big data with experience working with over 1000 customers, 1800 ecosystem partners and supporting over 60% of subscription offerings in production. This means we have the expertise to guide on your big data journey and help you make it as successful as possible.

Customer Case Studies


Arizona State University Uses Hortonworks

Arizona State University uses Hortonworks to design and develop a platform to discover genomic links to cancer.

" Hortonworks support is the best in the industry "

ASU Customer Case Study
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T-Mobile leverages Hortonworks expertise

T-Mobile is building their big data systems to support customer finance and marketing as a service.

"Last but not least Hortonworks has a lot of technical experience and also a lot of telecommunications experience which made it easy to talk to them."

T-Mobile Customer Case Study
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Prescient is investing in the future with Hortonworks

Prescient is a global risk management company providing full-spectrum intelligence solutions to corporate, federal, and international clients. Their services, including traveler risk management are powered by Hortonworks technology.

"Early on, I wanted to ensure that we were putting our money, our investment in way that was kind of future proofing that bet, that evolutionary development."

Prescient Customer Case Study
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