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FlexPod Select with Hadoop


FlexPod 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.

ESG Lab Validation Report – NetApp Distributed Content Repository


In a new ESG Lab report, the NetApp Distributed Content Repository is examined in the context of transparent connectivity to massively scalable, object-based storage for enterprises in data centers, branch and remote offices as well as in the cloud, via service providers.

NetApp – Forrester Total Economic Impact Study


NetApp commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying the NetApp Distributed Content Repository solution running StorageGRID software with E-Series hardware.

2014 Resolutions and Goals for a Storage Technologist

Kevin Dudak

“Most technology does some things well, and some things poorly. There is no ‘one thing’ that is the perfect solution for all use cases. As you make your next move, pick gear, software and partners that will first and foremost help solve the problem, don’t worry about what someone else will think of your choice. On more occasions than you think, an “old” technology, such as tape or virtualization, can create a competitive advantage.”

Object Storage for Dummies – NetApp Special Edition


Enterprise data is growing rapidly – reaching multiple petabytes for many organizations. To maximize the business value of this data, enterprises need a storage infrastructure to store, manage, and retrieve a massive amounts of data. This eBook shows you how to address large content repository challenges with object storage.

Slidecast: Active Archive – Top Five Data Predictions for 2014


Members of the Active Archive Alliance – including Crossroads, Fujifilm, QStar, SGI, and Spectra Logic – have compiled their top five predictions for data storage as it relates to active archives in the year to come.

ESG Lab Validation Report – NetApp Open Soution for Hadoop


Learn why NetApp Open Solution for Hadoop is better than clusters built on commodity storage. This ESG lab report details the reasons why NetApp’s use of direct attached storage for Hadoop improves performance, scalability and availability compared to typical internal hard drive Hadoop deployments.

Google Compute Engine General Availability

AWS watch out! A new gunslinger is in town with the recent general availability of the Google Compute Engine. This new platform could make a significant difference in the big data arena, affecting offerings like machine-learning-as-a-service and Hadoop-as-a-service.

NetApp Open Solution for Hadoop


Interested in running a Hadoop proof of concept on enterprise-class storage? Download this special technical report – The NetApp Open Solution for Hadoop Solutions Guide – from the insideBIGDATA whitepaper library to get a technical overview on building Hadoop on NetApp E-series storage.

Fueled by Big Data, Peak 10 Expands in Atlanta


As a major hub for technology and Big Data in the Metro Atlanta Region, Peak 10’s expansion in Alpharetta will provide will expand the region’s network of high tech companies.