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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. Read More ›

Joyent Launches Hadoop Cloud Service

January 25th, 2013

Cloud infrastructure provider Joyent jumped into the big data game this week, rolling out an Apache Hadoop service to let enterprises process high-performance data applications. The Hadoop offering will use Hortonworks Data Platform running on Joyent's high-performance cloud infrastructure, Jason Hoffman, Joyent CTO and founder, said Friday in an interview with CRN. "Our feeling about the cloud is that its advancement is being driven very much by big data services where people want to do… Read More ›

Joyent Offers Hadoop Solution for Big Data Challenges

January 24th, 2013

As a new entrant into the big data landscape Joyent is addressing industry demand to reduce costs and decrease query response times. Software product development services company Altoros Systems said that Hadoop clusters on Joyent Cloud produced a nearly 3X faster disk I/O response time versus identically-sized infrastructure. Read More ›

Joyent Launches High-Performance Hadoop Solution

January 23rd, 2013

New Data Solution Brings Advantages of Joyent Cloud to Big Data San Francisco -- January 23, 2013 - Joyent, the high-performance cloud infrastructure company, today announced a new Apache Hadoop-based solution, built using the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP), that allows companies to run enterprise-class Hadoop on the high-performance Joyent Cloud. Signifying Joyent’s first entry into the big data landscape, this new Hadoop-based solution meets industry demand to reduce costs and dramatically… Read More ›

Hadoop goes to the cloud

January 23rd, 2013

Joyent meanwhile has also partnered with HortonWorks for its Hadoop offering, which it says runs with bare-metal performance in its cloud. Joyent claims it has the highest-performance hosted Hadoop offering, citing a study by Altoros Systems showing that its Hadoop clusters had nearly a three times faster disk input/output speed compared to similarly-sized infrastructure, while being one-third the price. Like SkyTap's offering, Joyent customers only pay for the IaaS resources, not the Hadoop… Read More ›

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