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Why Cloudera + NetApp

Cloudera, the leader in Apache Hadoop-based big data systems, has teamed with NetApp to provide a ready to deploy solution for managing and extracting value from big data. The NetApp Solutions for Hadoop(NSH) integrates NetApp storage with Cloudera's best-of-class enterprise data hub software to deliver a revolutionary solution that provides the performance, reliability and security you need to always make the best decisions.

Joint Solution Overview

The NetApp Solutions for Hadoop (NSH) is a joint solution between NetApp and Cloudera that includes everything you need to get started on big data analytics. The NetApp Solutions for Hadoop and Cloudera provide an unprecedented level of analytical power and flexibility. Using virtually any programming language or business intelligence tool, you can perform complex analysis across extremely large and diverse datasets—aggregating the results and feeding them into NetApp enterprise-grade storage systems.

Easy to deploy and manage

  • Deploy a cluster in 3 easy steps and ensure optimal settings
  • Reduced software mirroring reduces cluster network congestion
  • Fewer copies mean less storage, higher storage efficiency

Reduce risk to meet tight SLAs

  • Comprehensive Hadoop solution engineered for enterprise requirements
  • Enterprise-grade protection of HDFS metadata
  • Disk failure detection with flexible online repair prevents Hadoop job from restarting
  • Nonstop storage operation with online repair and global hot spares


  • Decouples compute nodes from storage. Scales together or independently
  • Unrivaled NFS expertise allows easier access to HDFS data
  • Choose the amount of storage capacity you want applied to nodes

Leverage existing IT investments

  • Hadoop works alongside existing IT investments
  • NOSH is compatible with most products in your current environment
  • Open analytical stack means higher interoperability within infrastructure

Put ALL your data to work

  • Hadoop handles/ingests any kind of data in any kind of schema
  • Process data in the same place it is stored
  • Analyze data how and when you need it, and develop new analytical models to discover differentiated value.

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