Analytics and Machine Learning with SAS Viya on Docker Containers

As the industry leader in business analytics software, SAS brings a formidable toolset to address a wide range of use cases (including churn prediction, customer segmentation, market basket analysis, and more) – enabling enterprises to extract business value from large volumes of data. IDC research shows SAS with more than 30 percent of the market […] Read More

Hadoop 3.0 and the Decoupling of Hadoop Compute from Storage

The traditional Hadoop architecture was founded upon the belief that the only way to get good performance with large-scale distributed data processing was to bring the compute to the data. And in the early part of this century, that was true. The network infrastructure in the typical enterprise data center of that time was not […] Read More

Big Data and Container Orchestration with Kubernetes (K8s)

Here at BlueData, we’ve been leading the charge on deploying and running Big Data applications like Hadoop and Spark on containers: we first announced our support for Docker more than two years ago. At that time, there was no clear choice for container orchestration. More importantly, the existing tools for container orchestration simply didn’t meet […] Read More

Deep Learning with TensorFlow, GPUs, and Docker Containers

I work with a lot of data science teams at our enterprise customers, and in the past several months I’ve seen an increased adoption of machine learning and deep learning frameworks for a wide range of applications. As with other use cases in Big Data analytics and data science, these data science teams want to […] Read More

Deep Learning with BigDL and Apache Spark on Docker

The field of machine learning – and deep learning in particular – has made significant progress recently and use cases for deep learning are becoming more common in the enterprise. We’ve seen more of our customers adopt machine learning and deep learning frameworks for use cases like natural language processing with free-text data analysis, image […] Read More

Dell EMC Delivers Elastic Data Platform Powered by BlueData

I’ve worked with dozens of our customers and partners over the past few years here at BlueData, but our partnership with Dell EMC – and the joint customer relationships where we’ve worked together – has been particularly exciting. We’re fortunate to count Dell EMC as one of our strategic investors, as was disclosed recently. And […] Read More

Hadoop Is Growing Up

This is a guest blog courtesy of Keith Manthey, CTO of Analytics at Dell EMC. The content originally appeared on the Dell EMC blog site here. As a part of my regular duties, my job is to pay attention to macro-level movements of various industries and technology sectors. One of those sectors that is facing […] Read More

Hadoop and Spark on Docker: Ten Things You Need to Know

For a while now, I’ve been struggling to understand why any enterprise would want to build their own solution for large-scale deployments of Big Data workloads like Hadoop and Spark on Docker containers. The arguments for “doing it yourself” (DIY) often play like a broken record: “If they <insert name of humongous tech giant here> […] Read More

BlueData Helps Nasdaq Drive Business Innovation with Big Data

Here at BlueData, our customers include leading enterprise organizations across many different industries and geographies. One of those industries is financial services, and some of the world’s largest banks are BlueData customers. But perhaps one of our most emblematic customers in the financial services industry is Nasdaq. Nasdaq created the world’s first electronic stock market, […] Read More