Joyent offers Hadoop on its cloud infrastructure

January 28th, 2013

Joyent announced a new Apache Hadoop-based solution built on the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) which allows companies to run enterprise-class Hadoop on the Joyent Cloud. The Hadoop solution is Joyent’s first entry into the big data space, the company said. According to the provider, its operating system virtualization and CPU bursting technology enable fast response times in Hadoop applications. Joyent’s Hadoop solution can be added to existing Joyent Cloud implementations.