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Mar 13, 2019   |  By Hortonworks
Any baseball fan knows that analyzing data is a big part of the experience. But data analysis in sports is now taking teams far beyond old-school sabermetrics and game performance. The market for sports analytics is expected to reach almost $4 billion by 2022, as it helps a variety of sports organizations in a range of areas. Here’s how analytics have, and will, become more prevalent in the industry.
Feb 5, 2019   |  By Dinesh Chandrasekhar
It’s been almost a decade since blockchain technology made its debut. Since then, blockchain has evolved more quickly than anyone could have anticipated. It was designed to be a decentralized tool with potentially dozens of applications. Blockchain startups have attracted billions in venture capital and everyone—from banks to supply chains—is exploring blockchain-based projects.
Jan 29, 2019   |  By Abhas Ricky
Sharing has been a fundamental human trait since our early days. From farmers who shared their crops to the neighbor who lends you her power tool, we have an innate desire to help each other. The sharing-economy business model formalizes this, and opens up new opportunities for engagement.
Jan 18, 2019   |  By Abhas Ricky
The 2018 Hortonworks’ DataWorks Summit events offered me a unique opportunity to talk to customers about the technology zeitgeist. I attended the Hortonworks events in Singapore and Japan, and I came away with a clearer understanding of several emerging technology trends in Asia that are shaping the future of business and fuelling the adoption of hybrid cloud.
Jan 15, 2019   |  By Robert Hryniewicz
Deep learning skills are often portrayed as a dark art. There’s a common misconception that you need a PhD or a high level of technical expertise to use deep learning—and that’s no longer the case. While deep learning can involve complex algorithms and computational processes, developers and scientists are creating user-friendly applications and high-level methods to help your organization get started with this technology.
Nov 7, 2018   |  By Hortonworks
Big data analytics is a critical component of most organizations’ digital transformation initiatives. However, many fall short due to the challenges associated with implementing an open source solution. From lengthy implementations, to a lack of hands-on experience and talent, building and deploying an analytics solution can require more resources than most organizations are prepared for.
Nov 1, 2018   |  By Hortonworks
In today’s hybrid and multicloud environments, data identification and integration problems often stymie DevOps practitioners, database administrators, data architects and big data operators trying to fulfill effective analytics. To get unstuck, forward-looking organizations are deploying global data management platforms that span hybrid cloud architectures.
Oct 29, 2018   |  By Hortonworks
Big data and analytics (BDA) is at the top of the priority list for U.S. banks. 28% of banks surveyed by IDC reported that their primary purpose for investment in this area was to understand and target customers better, the top reason for investment.
Oct 19, 2018   |  By Hortonworks
Hortonworks was cited as a Strong Performer in “The Forrester Wave™: Cloud Data Warehouse, Q4 2018.” In their evaluation, Forrester noted, “The vendor provides a cost-effective, nimble, and scalable architecture to implement data warehouses, whether on-premises, multicloud, or hybrid cloud.”
Oct 9, 2018   |  By Hortonworks
The cloud has provided numerous benefits to many organizations, including scalability, cost savings and flexibility. Because of this, adoption of cloud services continues to grow rapidly. According to IDC, 56% of companies already utilize multiple cloud services.
May 7, 2019   |  By Hortonworks
The Big Data world has many tools and technologies which are suitable in different contexts for different workloads. Hive, Spark, Druid and Impala are well known among these. Learn from experts the latest of these technologies.
Jan 8, 2019   |  By Hortonworks