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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    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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    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.
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    Ask Bigger Questions: A Round Table Discussion
    • Sunday, Oct 21 2012
    • File Type: .PDF
    • Category: Document, White Papers
    In this exclusive conversation, the technical leaders of Cloudera discuss the definition, origins, and future of Big Data and Apache Hadoop — and their value for business and humankind.
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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.
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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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    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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    HADOOP: Scalable, Flexible Data Storage and Analysis
    • Wednesday, May 19 2010
    • File Type: .PDF
    • Category: White Papers, About Hadoop, Document
    The history of Hadoop, an overview of the technology and the kinds of problems Hadoop is ideal for solving.
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    Cloudera Search and the Enterprise Data Hub
    • Wednesday, Jan 07 2015
    • 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.