Hortonworks News & Analysis
| Friday Dec 6, 2013
How is Hadoop like teenage sex? It’s an old riddle whose answer is changing quickly. If you don’t already know what it is, read on. And if you do, read on anyway (and check out the Infographic) because we have some marvelous visual statistics to share.
| Tuesday Nov 5, 2013
Welcome back my friends to the show that never ends …
Even though we’ve left the Strata + Hadoop World conference held in New York City last week, the notable news we didn’t report keeps buzzing in our ears, reminding us that we need to share it with you.
| Wednesday Oct 23, 2013
The boys at Hortonworks eat, sleep and live Hadoop, and there’s a feeling they’ll never be satisfied. Not because they, and other Apache Hadoop committers, think that the Open Source Big Data Framework isn't already amazing, but because it continues to offer so many possibilities. They see it fueling innovation, powering the next generation of companies, and being the catalyst that well established Enterprises use to reinvent themselves for the data-driven era.
| Monday Sep 30, 2013
Big Data keeps getting bigger, but Big Data vendors seem to have it under control. They keep upgrading Hadoop’s performance, making it run faster, and releasing distributions that are more stable, Enterprise-worthy, and ready for real time.
| Thursday Sep 12, 2013
What’s SAP doing at TechCrunch Disrupt -- it’s not exactly an Enterprise audience?
| Friday Aug 16, 2013
There’s always plenty of news in the Big Data world and, try as we might, we can’t cover it all; so we’re highlighting a few of the items that made us take notice and offering a wee-bit of context around it.
| Wednesday Jul 24, 2013
Cloudera challenges enterprises to ask bigger questions, and why not? This is the age of Big Data, after all.
| Tuesday Jul 9, 2013
June 2013 will go down as a pivotal moment in computing history. Not because any paradigm-shifting technology was introduced (though Hadoop’s new operating system is pretty impressive) but because the way vendors now play the game has fundamentally shifted.
| Friday Jun 28, 2013
It takes a community to raise an elephant -- that was the warm, fuzzy sentiment at the Hadoop Summit in San Jose this week. And the elephant, otherwise known as Apache Hadoop, is growing up quick.
| Wednesday Jun 26, 2013
Shhhh … I have a secret. Most Enterprises aren’t “all in” on Big Data. Not yet anyway. Ditto for Hadoop.
| Monday Apr 15, 2013
Big Data is the new oil, the new gold, the new Californium Isotope … add your own metaphor. You’ve heard it said before, and you’ll hear it said again and again.
| Thursday Apr 4, 2013
Enterprises are hell-bent on managing data -- and managing data where there is no inherent data lifecycle management framework to leverage is a bear. A bear that most Enterprises prefer not to wrestle with.
| Monday Feb 25, 2013
Further evidence that big data is going mainstream is the announcement from Hortonworks that its Hortonworks Data Platform for Windows (HDPW) is available in beta, making it the first Apache Hadoop distribution that is available for both Windows and Linux.
| Thursday Feb 14, 2013
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| Thursday Jan 17, 2013
If you haven’t yet heard much about Hortonworks, the youngest of the three primary commercial vendors that develop, distribute and support Enterprise-grade Apache Hadoop, pay attention.