FlexPod Select with Hadoop

NetApp_Cisco_logosFlexPod Select with Hadoop delivers enterprise class Hadoop with validated, pre-configured components for fast deployment, higher reliability and smoother integration with existing applications and infrastructure.  These technical reference architectures optimize storage, networking, and servers with Cloudera and Hortonworks distributions of Hadoop. Leverage FlexPod Select with Hadoop to help store, manage, process and perform advanced analytics on your multi-structured data.  Tuning parameters, optimization techniques among other Hadoop cluster guidelines are provided.

Apache Hadoop, a software framework is gaining importance in IT portfolios. The FlexPod Select for Hadoop is an extension of FlexPod initiative built based on Cisco Common Platform Architecture (CPA) for Big Data for deployments that need enterprise class external storage array features. The solution offers a comprehensive analytic stack for big data that includes compute, storage, connectivity, enterprise Hadoop distribution with a full range of services to manage heavy workloads. The offer is a pre-validated solution for enterprise Hadoop deployments with breakthroughs around Hadoop stability, operations, and storage efficiency. By integrating all the hardware and software components and using highly reliable products, businesses can meet their tight SLAs around data performance while reducing the risk of deploying Hadoop. This 172 page whitepaper explains the new product offering in detail.

FlexPod Select for Hadoop is designed to address the following challenges:

• Provide resilient and reliable storage for Hadoop.
• Implement high-performance Hadoop clusters.
• Build on an open partner-based, ecosystem.
• Allow efficient Hadoop clustering.
• Scale compute and storage independently and quickly as data grows in volume.
• Cost effectiveness.

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