Reading Time: 2 minutes DataWorks Summit is the new brand name of the Hadoop Summit, the premier event for business and technical audiences who want to learn how (big) data is transforming business and the underlying technologies that are driving that change. This event is organized annualy (both in US and EU) by Hortonworks Inc, an independent company, formed in June 2011 and funded by $23 million venture capital from Yahoo! and Benchmark Capital. The company employs contributors to the open source software project Apache Hadoop. Maybe is not know as Red Hat, but is one of the OpenSource biggest companies!