When Intel announced its Intel Distribution for Apache Hadoop Software earlier this week, the company bolstered its offering by including the full range of enterprise data integration and analytics software from the Santa Clara-based Pentaho Corporation.
Under the terms of an OEM licensing agreement, Intel will integrate all the software applications in the Pentaho Business Analytics platform, including data mining, interactive reporting, analysis, data discovery/visualizations, dashboards, predictive analytics, and data integration ¬– with full support for big data.
Intel embedding Pentaho into its big data analytics solution means that customers can more easily integrate Hadoop within their enterprise data environments while also providing exceptional analytics capabilities to a wider set of business users.” said Pentaho Chief Strategy Office Richard Daley. “We are very proud to be Intel’s technology partner and expect it will bring valuable new opportunities for customers looking to leverage the disruptive power of big data.”
Intel is billing Intel Distribution for Apache Hadoop software as an important open platform for next-gen analytics. The solution features an up to 30x boost in Hadoop performance and is optimized (no surprises here) for Intel Xeon processors, Intel SSD storage, and Intel 10GbE networking. The integration of the Pentaho software adds a nice set of additional capabilities to the Intel offering.
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