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A Cost-Effective Hadoop Cluster for Big Data Environments

Hadoop is crucial for analyzing big data, but demanding on the infrastructure. Discover how to manage TCO in a Hadoop environment, both for the deployment and long-term scalability. Continue Reading


By Tom Nolle Evaluate Mar 18, 2015

Cloud and big data don't necessarily mean Hadoop

The cloud and big data don't always mean Hadoop. Careful study is required before choosing the right technology, says consultant Tom Nolle. Continue Reading


Jun 24, 2014


By Jack Vaughan News Feb 24, 2015

Ferment accompanies new Hadoop ecosystem initiative

The Open Data Platform has arrived, but not all Hadoop vendors are on board. The initiative, aimed at boosting interoperability, formed a backdrop for discussion at the Strata + Hadoop World 2015 conference. Continue Reading


By Dan Sullivan Evaluate Feb 23, 2015

Cloud storage options: Object storage systems or Hadoop?

Object storage systems and Hadoop are both viable cloud storage options. But consider the latter when performing big data analysis in the cloud. Continue Reading


By Stephen J. Bigelow Evaluate Feb 18, 2015

Does Hadoop in the cloud give big data a boost?

Hadoop is an option for handling the vast and diverse data sets that come with big data. But how exactly can it be used in an organization? Continue Reading


News Feb 06, 2015

Hadoop data lake not a place for just lounging around

A new Gartner report says the storage repository isn’t the trouble-free panacea many observers hail it to be. New data governance practices -- and new skills -- are critical. Continue Reading


By Cliff Saran Feb 03, 2015

VMware boosts Hadoop and Hana with vSphere 6

VMware has unveiled vSphere 6, the latest version of its virtualisation platform Continue Reading


By Jack Vaughan Evaluate Dec 24, 2014

Hadoop and Spark are coming of age together

Hadoop and Spark are open source data technologies that found interest at this year's Strata+Hadoop East, as reported in this Talking Data podcast. Continue Reading


News Mar 09, 2015

New Hadoop projects aim to boost interoperability, data lake benefits

As companies get a better handle on how to use big data wisely, a new effort on interoperability for Hadoop projects gets a mixed reaction. Continue Reading