Cloudera Essentials

As essential as it gets

This single, unified platform is our industry-leading distribution that includes the open source Apache Hadoop and includes our award-winning commercial support. It’s a great starting point for everything you’ll want to do with large-scale storage and processing.

Any data at any scale

Cloudera Essentials easily integrates every kind of data you work with—whether structured or unstructured.

Meet Apache Hadoop

Enterprise-grade management

Cloudera Essentials comes with our full management tool set right out of the box, including: administration for multiple workloads, health and diagnostic tools, automated backup, and disaster recovery.

Management you can trust

Deploy and run anywhere

Cloudera Essentials is engineered for flexible, elastic deployment. Run it on a single cloud, across multiple clouds, privately in your own data center, or in any hybrid configuration. It’s entirely up to you.

Big data in the cloud

World-class support

Wherever you are, Cloudera’s expert support team is close at hand—ready to assist with everything from proactive technical guidance to troubleshooting, issue resolution, and best practices optimization.

Get the help you need


Delivering user behavior analytics at Apache Hadoop scale


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