A collection of big data white papers reviewed by the editors of insideBIGDATA. Please visit the insideBIGDATA White Paper Library for a comprehensive list of white papers focus on big data strategies.

Designing a High Performance Lustre Storage System: A Case Study

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Intel’s White Paper, “Architecting a High-Performance Storage System,” shows you the step-by-step process in the design of a Lustre file system. It is available for download at insideBIGDATA White Paper Library. “Although a good system is well-balanced, designing it is not straight forward. Fitting components together and making the adjustments needed for peak performance is challenging. The process begins with a requirement analysis followed by a design structure (a common structure was selected for the paper) and component choices.”

Sponsored Post: Intel Enterprise Edition Software for Lustre

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Intel Enterprise Edition Software for Lustre can transform vast amounts of data into data-driven decisions. And using the software with Hadoop makes storage management simpler with single Lustre file systems rather than partitioned, hard-to-manage storage.

Sponsored Post: Intel Cloud Edition Available for Lustre Software

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Intel has collaborated with AWS to offer a Cloud Edition for Lustre Software that allows customers to use the power of the worlds’ most popular HPC storage system. It provides fast, scalable storage, optimizing servers for the workload they support.

insideBIGDATA Guide to Machine Learning

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As the primary facilitator of data science and big data, machine learning has garnered much interest by a broad range of industries as a way to increase value of enterprise data assets. In this article series we’ll examine the principles underlying machine learning based on the R statistical environment.

New Market Dynamics Report: HPC Life Sciences

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Scientific research in the life sciences is often akin to searching for needles in haystacks. Finding the one protein, chemical, or genome that behaves or responds in the way the scientist is looking for is the key to the discovery process. For decades, high performance computing (HPC) systems have accelerated this process, often by helping to identify and eliminate in feasible targets sooner.

SAP HANA Storage Solution

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SAP HANA enables real-time access to mission-critical, business data and thus revolutionizes the way existing information can be utilized to address ever changing business requirements. A special whitepaper is now available thata describes both the business and technical benefits of implementing the Cisco UCS with NetApp Storage for SAP HANA solution.

FlexPod Select with Hadoop

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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

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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

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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.

NetApp Open Solution for Hadoop

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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.