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Hortonworks Drives Stinger Home with HDP 2.1

Hortonworks Drives Stinger Home with HDP 2.1

April 2, 2014 |

Hortonworks today unveiled a major new release of its Hadoop distribution that puts significant new capabilities into the hands of its customers. The speed and scale of SQL processing in Apache Hive were improved with the final phase of the Stinger initiative, while the additions of Apache Storm and Apache Solr in HDP 2.1 open up new ways for customers to manipulate their data. Security and data governance were bolstered with Apache Knox and Apache Falcon, respectively, while Apache Spark is now available as a tech preview.Read more...

Hortonworks: News in Brief

Hortonworks Snags $100M, Says It's Worth $1B

Hortonworks Snags $100M, Says It's Worth $1B

March 25, 2014

Hadoop distributor Hortonworks today announced it raised $100 million in its latest oversubscribed round of venture funding. With a total of $225 million raised since Yahoo spun it out in 2011, Hortonworks says it's now worth more than $1 billion, which its CEO says will figure into M&A activity but won't interrupt IPO plans for 2015.Read more...

Hortonworks: This Just In

Hortonworks Delivers HDP 2.1

April 2, 2014

Hortonworks, the leading provider of enterprise Apache Hadoop, today announced availability of Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) 2.1, a major step forward for the industry's only completely open enterprise Hadoop platform. Read more...

Hortonworks Partners with LucidWorks

April 3, 2014

Hortonworks, the leading contributor to and provider of enterprise Apache Hadoop, today announced a strategic partnership with LucidWorks, the company transforming the way people access information, to enable Hortonworks users to access and analyze their data via Solr, the blazingly fast, easy-to-use open source enterprise search platform from the Apache Lucene project. Read more...

Cleo Joins Hortonworks Technology Program

April 1, 2014

Cleo, an industry leader in information integration, today announced it has joined the Hortonworks Technology Partner Program to provide secure and reliable integration solutions for clients managing big data initiatives using the power of Apache Hadoop.Read more...

Hortonworks Receives $100M in Funding

March 25, 2014

Hortonworks, the leading contributor to and provider of enterprise Apache Hadoop, today announced an oversubscribed $100 million funding round led by funds managed by BlackRock and Passport Capital, joined by all existing investors.Read more...

Syntasa Joins Hortonworks Technology Partner Program

March 24, 2014

Syntasa today announced it has joined the Hortonworks Technology Partner Program to offer an Analytics as a Service (AaaS) platform on enterprise Apache Hadoop.Read more...

Hortonworks and Adastra Partner

March 20, 2014

Adastra Corporation is pleased to announce an official partnership with Hortonworks, the developer of the market-leading open-source data platform based on Apache Hadoop. The leading specialist in Information Management solutions and services, Adastra includes the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) as part of its arsenal to meet the Big Data challenges facing today's data-rich enterprise.Read more...

Maxonic Joins Hortonworks Systems Integrator Partner Program

February 27, 2014

Maxonic, a premium big data professional services provider, today announced it has joined the Hortonworks Systems Integrator Partner Program and will be developing big data solutions powered by Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP). Hortonworks is the leading contributor to and provider of Apache Hadoop, and HDP is the industry’s only 100-percent open source Hadoop distribution, explicitly architected, built, and tested for enterprise-grade deployments.Read more...

Forrester Research Names Hortonworks Leader in Big Data Hadoop Solutions

February 27, 2014

Hortonworks, the leading contributor to and provider of enterprise Apache Hadoop, today announced that Forrester Research Inc. found the company among the leaders in the February 2014 report, "The Forrester Wave: Big Data Hadoop Solutions, Q1 2014." As reported by Forrester, "Hortonworks loves and lives open source innovation. Hortonworks' strategy is to drive all innovation through the open source community and create an ecosystem of partners that accelerate Hadoop adoption among enterprises." Hortonworks was cited for starting new projects, such as Ambari, and committing its resources to get these projects off the ground. It was also noted for landing key strategic partnerships with companies such as Teradata, Microsoft and SAP, among others.Read more...


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