Open Platform for Big Data Analytics
As an open source software platform designed for parallel distributed storage and processing of large amounts of diverse data, Apache Hadoop enables a broad range of applications, including transforming and loading unstructured data into enterprise data warehouses, serving personalized ads, detecting credit card fraud, mining genome sequences, monitoring energy grids, and modeling traffic patterns in smart cities. Businesses, government agencies, and other organizations need an open platform that can keep pace with the growth in data and take advantage of innovations in processor, memory, storage, networking, and fabric.
Intel® Distribution for Apache Hadoop*, part of the Intel® Data Platform, is an open source software platform for big data analytics built from the hardware up to deliver industry-leading performance, multi-layered security, and enterprise-grade manageability.
Intel® Distribution for Apache Hadoop* Software: Intel Distribution is an open source software product that includes Apache Hadoop* and other software components, along with enhancements from Intel. Proven in production at some of the most demanding enterprises in the world, it is supported by Intel experts with deep experience in Apache Hadoop optimization, as well as knowledge of the underlying processor, storage, and networking hardware architecture. Learn more >
Intel® HPC Distribution for Apache Hadoop* with Intel® Enterprise Edition for Lustre* Software: This is the only distribution of Apache Hadoop that is integrated with Lustre, the parallel file system used by many of the world’s fastest supercomputers. The Intel HPC Distribution for Apache Hadoop software provides a scalable platform for data-intensive applications in enterprises as well as HPC environments—bringing the performance of HPC storage to enterprises and the simplicity of Hadoop to HPC environments.
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Commitment to Open Source
Intel has a long history of working within various open source communities including Linux, Java, KVM, Xen, OpenStack, and Lustre. Intel contributes and maintains code that enables open source software to derive maximum benefit from the latest innovations in hardware. Intel is committed to contributing all enhancements to the Apache Hadoop platform into open source—differentiating its distribution by delivering industry-leading performance, security, and manageability, along with worldwide technical support.
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