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A Hybrid and Multi-Cloud Playbook for AI and Big Data Workloads

Today, on behalf of the entire product team at BlueData, I’m thrilled to announce the general availability of BlueData EPIC on Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform (GCP). This includes support for multi-cloud deployments as well as support for each of these public cloud services in a hybrid architecture. Here at BlueData, we’ve been continuing […] Read More

Containerization for Big Data and Machine Learning

Today we announced the latest release of the BlueData EPIC software platform, with several exciting new innovations for the containerization of Big Data and machine learning workloads. This new ‘summer release’ for BlueData EPIC represents dozens of new features developed by our software engineering team over the past few months. In large part, this new functionality […] Read More

Hortonworks Certification: HDP on Docker Containers with BlueData

Running unmodified open source distributed computing frameworks on Docker containers has long been one of BlueData’s core value propositions. With that in mind, Hortonworks was one of BlueData’s first partners in the Apache Hadoop and Big Data ecosystem; the BlueData EPIC software platform was first certified for the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) back in 2014. […] 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

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

Introducing BlueData EPIC 3.0

Today we announced version 3.0 of the leading software platform for Big-Data-as-as-Service in the enterprise: BlueData EPIC. This release incorporates powerful new innovations and functionality based on the feedback and input from our customers – delivering even greater scalability, security, performance, and flexibility for their Big Data deployments. But before I go into detail on what’s […] Read More

CRN Names BlueData One of “15 Coolest Big Data Platform Vendors”

This week, CRN (a brand of The Channel Company) released its annual Big Data 100 list – and for the third year in a row, BlueData was named to the list. This list recognizes the ingenuity of tech suppliers bringing to market innovative offerings for harnessing the increasingly huge amounts of data generated in today’s digital […] Read More