Hortonworks HDP 2.5: Improved Security and Data Governance

At Hadoop Summit in San Jose on Tuesday, June 28, 2016, Hortonworks announced a new release of its Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) Hadoop distribution, version 2.5, as well as an expansion of its Partnerworks program and a new partnership with AtScale, provider of a self-service Business Intelligence (BI) platform for Hadoop. Some important take-aways from this announcement […]

Strata + Hadoop World, happening September 26-29 (Register with code for 20% discount)

There’s no conference quite like Strata + Hadoop World. Just a few days among the best minds in data can entirely change the way you think about data—and can provide tips and techniques that can save you hours of time. Find out why one attendee said “I learned more about big data in just three […]

Arizona State University Adopts Hortonworks Data Platform to Shed Light on the Genetic Links to Cancer

Recently announced, Arizona State University (ASU) is using Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP™) to further cancer research. With HDP, ASU researchers have the tools they need to store, process, and query more data at a faster pace, allowing researchers to ask better questions and uncover new links between genetics and cancer. ASU has put an emphasis on innovative approaches […]

Improving Security and Efficiency in the Public Sector with Hadoop

Interested in using Hadoop in the federal space?  A white paper has been added to the CTOVision Research Library which showcases several use cases for improving security and efficiency for government agencies using Hadoop. Use Cases are grouped together into two main themes: IT Efficiency and Good Government practices. IT Efficiency covers offloading ETL to […]

The President Speaks At Hadoop World: Introduces DJ Patil as Nation’s First Chief Data Scientist

Data science history was made on 19 Feb 2015. For the first time in the history of Hadoop World, the President of the United States gave a keynote. Dwell on that for a bit. This is huge. No matter what your politics is, you really have to agree, this is huge. After the President’s address […]

Google and Hortonworks Team Up: HDP Now Part of Google Cloud

Hortonworks’ Hadoop Data Platform (HDP) is now a supported feature on Google Cloud.  This new feature will allow dynamic provisioning of HDP clusters on the Google Cloud Platform, providing scalability for enterprise-wide solutions employing HDP, as well as providing a means for rapidly setting up prototyping and development environments.  Part of the solution utilizes Apache’s […]