Episode 3 – High level Hadoop architectures

What are the hardware and implementation options we see.A discussion ranging from direct attached storage versus network attached storage/storage area networks, to on-premise hardware versus cloud options.

00:00 Recent events

  • Organisations starting their Big Data Journey
  • A lessons learned workshop for a customer after their successful pilot
  • Planning Masterclasses for 2016
  • Migration customer workshop
  • Big Data and the Connected Car webinar (registration required)

07:30 Main Topic

  • Direct attached storage (DAS) or “traditional” hadoop
  • Network attached storage (NAS) / Storage Area Networks (SAN)
  • Cloud / Azure / AWS / Google Cloud / Openstack etc…
  • SaaS/PaaS/HaaS/HDInsight
  • Ceph & Gluster
  • ObjectStore(S3) and Other cloud storages

25:30 Questions from our Listeners:

  • Doesn’t having a SAN/NAS system break data locality?
  • Can I mix drive sizes and types within a cluster or even within the same node?
  • Hybrid cluster environments, how to mix cloud and on premise deployment?
  • Can I dedicate certain nodes to certain workloads?

37:54 End


Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Jhon Masschelein

Author: Jhon Masschelein

Tackler of advanced Cloud and Hadoop challenges in a world of open-source technologies. – Impossible is merely a matter of time and effort. –