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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    Operational Efficiency: Big Data and the Public Sector
    • Thursday, Apr 09 2015
    • File Type: .PDF
    • Category: White Papers, Document, Government
    The rapid proliferation of data and its expansive effects to analysis and operations pose systemic challenges for many agencies and organizations. A Hadoop-powered EDH becomes the focal point for mission analytics and the fulcrum for achieving maximal operational efficiency with big data for the agency.
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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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    Operational Data Store: Optimize Data Pipelines to Drive Flexible Innovation in Government
    • Thursday, Apr 09 2015
    • File Type: .PDF
    • Category: Government, White Papers, Document
    Data challenges have compelled federal agencies to rethink how they approach data management. By implementing an operational data store (ODS), designed for a big data world, these forward-looking organizations have complemented their existing data infrastructure to support the current and future needs of government.
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    Multitenancy and the Enterprise Data Hub
    • Thursday, Mar 20 2014
    • File Type: .PDF
    • Category: Cloudera Enterprise, Document, White Papers
    Best practices and architectures for multiple services and user communities in Apache Hadoop
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    What is Data Science?
    • Wednesday, Nov 10 2010
    • File Type: .PDF
    • Category: White Papers, Document, Resource Type
    Understand where data comes from, working with data at scale, making data tell a story (analysis), and data scientists.
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    TechLab with Cloudera: Exploring Hadoop for Corporate Small Data
    • Thursday, Dec 04 2014
    • File Type: .PDF
    • Category: Document, White Papers
    TechLab is a web broadcast series that delves into the details of innovative new technologies to explore how they work, and especially how well they work on realistic corporate data challenges. It spans several months of web broadcasts, blog articles, and a final white paper. This is the latter.
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    Unifying the Enterprise Data Hub and the Integrated Data Warehouse
    • Monday, Oct 06 2014
    • File Type: .PDF
    • Category: Document, White Papers, Hardware Vendor (IHV)
    Ensure your business users have the sharpest, most complete picture that data can provide. This white paper outlines how Cloudera and Teradata together are delivering integrated solutions to tackle today’s most pressing challenges: how to exploit any and all organizational data - regardless of type, structure, size, or source - so that the so that it can be leveraged for maximum business benefit.
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    Information-Driven Retail
    • Monday, Jun 29 2015
    • File Type: .PDF
    • Category: 360-degree customer view, Customer churn prevention, Document, White Papers, Retail, eCommerce & Consumer Products
    The very nature of the consumer buying cycle in retail has fundamentally altered. The modern retailer requires new thinking, analytics, and insight and a longitudinal view of the customer, the channel, the store, and the distribution center.
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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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    Evaluating Hardware Platforms for Cloudera
    • Thursday, Mar 20 2014
    • File Type: .PDF
    • Category: Document, White Papers
    An enterprise data hub (EDH) brings to enterprise IT teams a range of capability and efficiency, and these qualities also extend to deployment and operations, from on-premise to public cloud. Cloudera strives to make its software available to enterprises in as many form factors as possible from as many technology partners as possible.