Intel and Cloudera* Move a Company’s SaaS Operation to Hadoop* Without Disrupting its C/C++ Development

Published: 04/07/2016  

Last Updated: 04/07/2016

By Michael A Pearce

A European company that creates custom software tools and SaaS for agricultural applications wants to update its environment to a Hadoop*-based Big Data platform, while maintaining its C/C++ legacy. The Company’s current applications deal with yield prediction, livestock breeding best practices, and support for irrigation, fertilization, and crop protection decisions. Their product roadmap calls for adding satellite image processing capabilities to these apps, all of which have been developed—and will continue to be developed—in C/C++.

After a few unsatisfactory attempts to migrate to a Hadoop-based system on their own, the Company asks Intel to help them integrate their existing C/C++-based operations into Cloudera Enterprise.

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