Hortonworks: An Apache Hadoop stack with management tools

Hortonworks Data Platform Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) is a  open source Apache Hadoop distribution.   It is ideal for organizations that want to combine the power and cost-effectiveness of Apache Hadoop with the advanced services and reliability required for enterprise deployments. Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) is the only 100% open source data management platform based on Apache […]

The Technologies At Hadoop World: Here is our cut on the best technologies to see there

Hadoop World was held 15-17 Oct in NYC. This post provides insights into some of the best technologies demonstrated there. CTOvision has attended Hadoop World since the beginning. Attending has helped us better track tech trends and assess the potential business impacts of some of the greatest technologies created for the enterprise. It is also a great place […]

Pivotal CEO Hints At Big Shift In Their Hadoop Offerings

VentureBeat and GigaOm are both reporting that Pivotal will be announcing some big shifts in their Hadoop and other related offerings (recall that Pivotal is the firm spun off from EMC and VMware and has GE as a major investor). VentureBeat first announced that Pivotal will be ditching its Hadoop distribution and pulling out of the […]

Pivotal Reveals The Big News: Unveils Hadoop Open Data Platform and Deepens Hortonworks Links

After weeks of rumors and pontification by pundits (including us here at: Pivotal CEO Hints At Big Shift In Their Hadoop Offerings) today Pivotal made their big announcement, which included a big move to a tighter relationship with Hortonworks. ZDNet was the first to break the story behind the announcement by Pivotal today with a […]

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 […]

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 […]