Cloudera and Teradata Unveil an Integrated Big Data Analytics Appliance for Hadoop

Hadoop continues to be a force to be recognized as a transformational business platform that provides a cost-effective, massively scalable environment for storing, refining, modeling, exploring and analyzing large data sets of varying formats. However, organizations are still struggling with the complexity of integrating Hadoop with other components of their infrastructure. Foe organizations ro capture and analyze new data, they need to orchestrate workloads in ways that allow them to benefit from the right set of capabilities and economics for the job.

Responding to the growing need to deliver more data to the right people at the right time, Cloudera and Teradata have announced the Teradata Appliance for Hadoop with Cloudera—the enterprise-ready Hadoop distribution.

“Across lines of business, users need seamless, self-service data access. They’re dealing with varying Hadoop workloads that are time sensitive and data intensive to push the boundaries of new discoveries and solve complex problems. To accomplish that, technology must complement and extend existing investments,” said Tom Reilly, chief executive officer of Cloudera. “By integrating Cloudera Enterprise on Teradata’s appliance, we accelerate the time to value and reduce the total cost of ownership for our joint customers. Our engineering partnership also gives us a streamlined mechanism to install and upgrade the latest open source innovations and engineer that right into the hands of our customers.” 

The Teradata Appliance for Hadoop with Cloudera enables customers to take advantage of Teradata’s flexible configuration along with Cloudera’ Hadoop distribution, Cloudera Enterprise.

According to the vendors, the Teradata Appliance for Hadoop with Cloudera offers a robust set of software technologies to integrate data among Cloudera Enterprise, Teradata, and Teradata Aster Discovery Platform, creating a self-service data platform with seamless access to all data; enterprise-level security and governance for mission-critical workloads utilizing PCI certified Cloudera Enterprise; end-to-end system management and zero-downtime rolling upgrades; intuitive tools for centralized management; and leverages an open source platform built on open standards to ensure easy integration with existing systems.

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Posted November 19, 2015


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