Ventana Research Analyst Perspectives

EMC Looks to Be Pivotal for Big Data

Posted by Mark Smith on Mar 6, 2013 6:42:03 AM

The big-data landscape just got a little more interesting with the release of EMC’s Pivotal HD distribution of Hadoop. Pivotal HD takes Apache Hadoop and extends it with a data loader and command center capabilities to configure, deploy, monitor and manage Hadoop. Pivotal HD, from EMC’s Pivotal Labs division, integrates with Greenplum Database, a massively parallel processing (MPP) database from EMC’s Greenplum division, and uses HDFS as the storage technology. The combination should help sites gain from big data a key part of its value in information optimization.

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Topics: EMC, MapR, HAWQ, HDFS, Pivotal HD, Business Analytics, Business Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Cloudera, Hadoop, Hortonworks, Information Applications, Information Management, Location Intelligence, Cirro, Hive, Tableau Software