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Reaction to Hortonworks-Cloudera Mega Merger

Oct 4, 2018 |

“I didn’t see this coming.” That was a common reaction to yesterday’s news that Hortonworks and Cloudera are combining forces in a blockbuster $5.2-billion merger. Sentiment was mostly positive, especially among people who worked with the two vendors, but questions remain about the merger’s impact. Read more…

Cloudera and Hortonworks to Merge in $5.2 Billion Deal

Oct 3, 2018 |

Cloudera and Hortonworks, the two leading companies backing Hadoop distributions and fierce head-to-head rivals,  today made the unlikely announcement that they plan to merge, creating a single company under the Cloudera banner that will focus on “edge to AI” Read more…

Hortonworks Handily Beats Analyst Estimates

Aug 7, 2018 |

Hortonworks today announced the financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, and the numbers beat the projections of every financial analyst that covers the company, giving its stock a 12.5% lift in after-hours trading. Read more…

Water Co. Exploring Use of ML to Detect Quality Issues

Jul 30, 2018 |

Everybody expects to have clean drinking water. But as the lead crises in Michigan has shown, that’s not always the case. Now American Water, the largest publicly traded water company in the country, is actively researching the use of machine learning and real-time streaming data technology to detect and identify potentially harmful chemical signatures in its surface drinking water supply. Read more…

Trimble Keeps on Trucking with Hortonworks, Blockchain

Apr 24, 2018 |

The blockchain ledger and Hortonworks’ Hadoop and streaming data management solutions will be used in an ambitious new IT project by trucking software firm Trimble Transportation Enterprise Solutions to streamline the way the trucking industry handles data, shares information, and signs contracts. Read more…

Hortonworks Breaks Even on Cash Flow

Feb 9, 2018 |

Hortonworks broke even on a cash-flow basis during the fourth quarter of 2017, a significant milestone for the big data platform developer, which posted total quarterly revenues of $75.0 million, a 44% increase from a year ago. Read more…

The Big Data Tech Inside the 2020 Census

Jan 9, 2018 |

The US Census Bureau is adopting the latest data processing technology to help with its upcoming 2020 Census, including the use of a large Hadoop cluster, real-time stream data processing, and advanced mapping and visualization products. Read more…

Hadoop 3.0 Likely to Arrive Before Christmas

Dec 5, 2017 |

It’s looking like big data developers will get an early holiday present as work on Hadoop version 3.0 nears completion. And while Hadoop 3.0 brings compelling new features, including a 50% increase in capacity and upwards of a 4x improvement in scalability, more exciting stuff – like support for Docker, support for GPUs, and an S3-compatible storage API —   Read more…

Hortonworks Close to Breaking Even on Cash Flow

Nov 8, 2017 |

Hortonworks is on track to break even from a cash-flow perspective this quarter, its CFO said last week following the release of the company’s impressive third-quarter financial results.

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Data Plane Offering Marks New Phase for Hortonworks

Sep 25, 2017 |

The new Data Plane Service (DPS) that Hortonworks unveiled today at the Strata Data Conference marks the start of a new phase for the publicly traded company, according to Arun Murthy, chief product officer and co-founder of the company. Read more…

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