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5 Reasons Why You Should Store Big Data In The Cloud

5 Reasons Why You Should Store Big Data In The Cloud

Gone are the days when storage of information can only be done with the traditional remote servers which are located in a secluded location. Today, the in-thing is cloud data storage where information and data are stored electronically online. With this approach, you can store unlimited data online (in the cloud) and access it anywhere. … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Store Big Data In The Cloud

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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

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