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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

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

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

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

Big Data Analytics in a Hybrid Cloud Environment

Here in Silicon Valley, it’s clear that spring is just around the corner and the hills are a vibrant green. After a wet winter, the rains are turning into spring showers and the sky is full of clouds. What does this have to do with Big Data? Well, springtime in North America may not arrive […] Read More

Now Available: BlueData EPIC on Amazon Web Services

On behalf of the entire BlueData team, I’m thrilled to announce the general availability (GA) of BlueData EPIC on AWS. With this announcement, BlueData is executing on our goal of offering the first and only Big-Data-as-a-Service software platform to support: Choice and flexibility: Provides data science teams with the ability to create their own unique Big Data […] Read More

Distributed Data Science with Spark 2.0, Python, R, and H2O on Docker

Here at BlueData, I’ve worked with many of our customers (including large enterprises in financial services, telecommunications, and healthcare, as well as government agencies and universities) to help their data science teams with their Big Data initiatives. In this blog post, I want to share some of my recent experiences in working with the data […] Read More