Talend Introduces Big Data Sandbox Platform

Talend is releasing a pre-configured, easy-to-use, virtual environment that gives companies "a no-risk, zero-cost"way to experiment with the latest big data technologies.

Talend’s new Big Data Sandbox provides an intuitive, drag-and-drop, visual design environment that makes it easy to build integration workflows, with pre-built, big data use cases, and a step-by-step ‘cookbook’ that allows those with limited expertise to get up and running on Hadoop in minutes.

“Most organizations have a limited pool of skilled developers and therefore find it difficult to grow their big data expertise or unlock the benefits of Hadoop,” said Ashley Stirrup, CMO at Talend. “Talend’s Big Data Sandbox helps them overcome these challenges by allowing Java developers to quickly become proficient with Hadoop. Talend Big Data Sandbox offers an easy-to-use trial environment that allows developers to better understand the end-to-end lifecycle of a big data project by going hands-on with the latest data integration and acceleration technologies.”

Talend Big Data Sandbox provides a way for developers to test big data technologies before deploying them in their existing infrastructure. According to the vendor, with limited installation and configuration, developers can be up and running with Talend’s Big Data Sandbox in minutes.

Additionally, the the platform taps into new Docker technology that allows users to conduct side-by-side comparisons of Hadoop distribution platforms in real-time to determine which will better service their existing environment.

Talend is hosting a demonstrations of its Big Data Sandbox at Strata + Hadoop World 2016, taking place in New York at the Jacob Javits Convention Center, September 26-28.

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