Resource Library

Cloudera offers a variety of materials on big data consolidation, storage and processing. The library includes high-level overviews as well as detailed information on Apache Hadoop and the surrounding ecosystem.

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    Cloudera and Open Source
    • Wednesday, May 07 2014
    • File Type: .PDF
    • Category: Document, White Papers, About Hadoop, Open Source Hadoop
    Open source benefits are powerful and time-tested, but they're just “table stakes” when deploying a strategic open source platform like Apache Hadoop -- you'll need so much more from your platform provider.
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    The Business Value of an Enterprise Data Hub
    • Monday, Feb 10 2014
    • File Type: .PDF
    • Category: Document, White Papers, Cloudera Enterprise, Big Data, Data processing ETL offload, Data warehousing offload, Predictive modeling
    The greatest promise of the information-driven enterprise resides in the vertical-specific questions business leaders have historically been unable or afraid to ask, whether because of a lack of coherence in their data or the prohibitively high cost of specialized tools.
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    Data Warehouse Optimization with Hadoop
    • Friday, Feb 07 2014
    • File Type: .PDF
    • Category: Document, White Papers, Data Integration, Data processing ETL offload, Data warehousing offload, Business process optimization
    Optimize your data warehouse using Hadoop as an enterprise data hub. This whitepaper outlines a new reference architecture jointly developed by Informatica and Cloudera to help organizations speed time to value, maximize productivity, lower costs, and minimize risk to better capitalize on the business value of big data.
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    Ovum White Paper: Big Data Must Become a First Class Citizen in the Enterprise
    • Monday, Jan 13 2014
    • File Type: .PDF
    • Category: Document, White Papers, About Hadoop, About Cloudera, Big Data, Data processing ETL offload, Data warehousing offload, Analyst Reports
    The most direct path to making Big Data -- and Hadoop -- a first-class citizen will be through an "embrace and extend" approach that not only maps to existing skill sets, data center policies and practices, and business use cases, but also extends them.
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    Securing Your Enterprise Hadoop Ecosystem
    • Thursday, Dec 19 2013
    • File Type: .PDF
    • Category: Document, White Papers, Cyber security
    Explore the common security approaches, tools, and practices found within Hadoop at large, and how Cloudera is uniquely positioned to provide, strengthen, and manage the data security required for an Enterprise Data Hub.
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    Lower Costs and Increase Productivity with Enterprise-Ready Hadoop
    • Tuesday, Jun 11 2013
    • File Type: .PDF
    • Category: White Papers, Document, Data processing ETL offload, Data warehousing offload
    Understand how organizations can realize big data’s promise by combining Cloudera Enterprise, an open-source Hadoop distribution and associated tools and services, and the Informatica Platform.
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    The Platform for Big Data
    • Wednesday, Mar 06 2013
    • File Type: .PDF
    • Category: White Papers, Document
    This whitepaper speaks to how the modern era of Big Data, with Hadoop at it's center, threatens to upend the status quo across organizations from the data center to the boardroom.
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    Ten Common Hadoopable Problems: Real-World Hadoop Use Cases
    • Friday, Sep 21 2012
    • File Type: .PDF
    • Category: Document, White Papers, Case Studies, 360-degree customer view, Business process optimization, Data processing ETL offload, Data warehousing offload, Predictive modeling, Time series analysis, Telemetry, Data hub
    Ten real-world Hadoop use cases that may apply directly to your business. This is only a small sample of the ways that companies are using Hadoop today.
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    Cloudera Search and the Enterprise Data Hub
    • File Type: .PDF
    • Category: White Papers, Document, Cloudera Enterprise, Data hub, Search optimization
    Cloudera Search plays an important part in realizing an enterprise data hub (EDH) architecture and strategy and serves a multitude of use cases across the organization. Its native integration with Apache Hadoop and its ecosystem is key to future business innovation and insight. Search opens doors to powerful, yet approachable, aggregation and correlation of structured and unstructured data.
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    Cloudera in the Public Cloud
    • Thursday, Mar 20 2014
    • File Type: .PDF
    • Category: Document, White Papers
    Enterprises need to consider multiple factors when deciding to deploy an EDH to the cloud, on-premise, and everywhere in between. This paper looks at these options, common architectures, and best practices and examines Cloudera's capabilities and unique advantages for cloud deployments.