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Meltdown and Spectre’s Performance Impact on Big Data Workloads in the Cloud

These exploits enable cross-VM and cross-process attacks by allowing untrusted programs to scan other programs’ memory. On Big Data, the only place where users can execute arbitrary code is in the virtual machines that run Apache Spark clusters. There, cross-customer isolation is handled at the VM level. The cloud providers that Big Data runs on, … Continue reading Meltdown and Spectre’s Performance Impact on Big Data Workloads in the Cloud

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Introducing S3Guard: S3 Consistency for Apache Hadoop

Introducing S3Guard: S3 Consistency for Apache Hadoop

Synopsis This article introduces a new Apache Hadoop feature called S3Guard. S3Guard addresses one of the major challenges with running Hadoop on Amazon’s Simple Storage Service (S3), eventual consistency. We outline the problem of S3’s eventual consistency, how it affects Hadoop workloads, and explain how S3Guard works. Problem Although Apache Hadoop has support for using … Continue reading Introducing S3Guard: S3 Consistency for Apache Hadoop

Informatica Big Data Management on Cloudera Altus

Informatica Big Data Management on Cloudera Altus

Today, we’re really excited to announce the latest innovation from Cloudera and Informatica’s partnership. Companies are increasingly moving their data operations into the cloud. With both companies focusing on helping customers derive business insights out of vast amounts of data, our new joint offering will dramatically simplify leveraging cloud-native infrastructures for big data analytics. Cloudera … Continue reading Informatica Big Data Management on Cloudera Altus

How to get fast insights from the right data

How to get fast insights from the right data

Data, insights, cloud, agile, analytics. These are all terms that get thrown around a lot in technology these days. But the truth is that unless you can combine some or all of these concepts, the bottom line benefit to your business will likely not as great as you may expect. Let’s look at one particular … Continue reading How to get fast insights from the right data