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Dell and BlueData – Better Together

Today represents another important milestone for BlueData, as we just announced our partnership with Dell and inclusion in their Technology Partner Program at the highest level. The Dell Technology Partner Program consists of three levels: “Registered”, “Verified” and “Certified”. The “Certified” level is relatively exclusive and difficult to attain; it requires Dell engineers to physically […] Read More

Big Data in 2015: A Year in Review

Is it just me, or did the year fly by? The tech industry generally moves at light speed and the Big Data market was certainly no exception. Before we open the champagne to ring in 2016, I wanted to take a few minutes to look back at some of the highlights and review some of […] Read More

Get Started with a Dev/Test Lab for Hadoop and Spark

The unprecedented explosion of available information today is creating new opportunities for enterprises to leverage data.  As just one example, enterprises can use this data to serve customers better, faster, and more cost-effectively. Data science teams and analysts can now provide greater insights into customer behavior and preferences.  These insights can help develop more targeted marketing offers, or attract […] Read More

Introducing BlueData EPIC 2.0

Today we announced a major new release of the leading Big Data infrastructure software platform: BlueData EPIC 2.0. Version 2.0 brings game-changing innovations that make Big Data deployments on-premises even easier, faster, and more powerful. For a quick overview of BlueData EPIC and what’s new, you can check out the demo below. And then read […] Read More

Announcing New Funding and Strategic Collaboration with Intel

It’s been nearly a year since BlueData came out of stealth mode and I wrote a blog post about founding the company and launching our EPIC software platform at Strata + Hadoop World in New York, where we won the Startup Showcase Award. Since then, we’ve deployed our Big Data infrastructure software at numerous Fortune […] Read More

Running Multi-Node Hadoop and Spark Clusters with Docker

“To acquire knowledge should not be our first aim, but rather to rid ourselves of ignorance – which is false-knowledge.”  – Wei Wu Wei What better way to rid ourselves of Big Data ignorance than to try things on our own. Thanks to the explosion of data that is being generated from everywhere, data professionals […] Read More

The Time Has Come for the Big Data “Easy Button”

I would like to welcome you to the wild world of Big Data. Before you proceed, please have a full grasp of: Ambari, Accumulo, Avro, BigInsights, BigSQL, Calcite, Cassandra, CDP, Cloudera, Couchbase, Drill, Falcon, Flink, Flume, Geode, Hadoop, HBase, HDInsight, HDFS, HDP, Hive, Hortonworks, Hue, Ignite, Impala, Kafka, Knox, Mahout, MapReduce, MapR, MemSQL, MongoDB, NoSQL, […] Read More

Extending Agile and DevOps to Big Data

Today’s software developers like to fail fast. They don’t have the luxury of spending months developing and testing a new application only to find out it does not or no longer will meet the needs of the business. That’s something they need to find out ASAP, and it requires agility. The data scientists, data analysts, […] Read More