MapR Technologies released a distributed file system and MapReduce engine, the
MapRDistribution for Apache Hadoop. It also partnered with storage and security
giant EMC to provide another enterprise Hadoop package for that company's
vendor, Platform Computing, launched support for the Hadoop MapReduce
interface in its Symphony software. And Silicon Graphics International offers
Hadoopoptimized solutions based on the SGI Rackable and CloudRack server lines
with implementation services.
Aug. 4, the latest Hadoop edition is a Dell/Cloudera for Apache Hadoop configuration.
This consists of Hadoop, Cloudera Enterprise interface, Dell Crowbar software,
and a Dell PowerEdge C2100 server and PowerConnect 6248 48-port Gigabit
Ethernet Layer 3
switch. Joint service and support and a deployment guide are included.
Alternatives Coming to the Fore
are also surfacing. In addition to 1010data's cloud service, LexisNexis Risk
Solutions-which has been using its own home-developed, large-scale analytics
system for 10 years-recently
announced that it is sharing some if its intellectual property with the
open-source community with an alternative to Hadoop.
risk-management and fraud detection service provider has made available a
data-intensive supercomputing platform under a dual license, open-source
spinoff called HPCC Systems, which can manage, sort, link and analyze billions
of records within seconds.
think the time is right to do this, and we believe that HPCC Systems will take
big data computing to the next level," said CEO James Peck.