Episode 3 – High level Hadoop architectures

Abstract Systems 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


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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. –