SOURCE: Altiscale, Inc.

Altiscale, Inc.

December 05, 2014 13:42 ET

Deploying Hadoop? Join Altiscale and Gigaom Research on Upcoming Webinar

Webinar to Explore the Pros and Cons of Deploying Hadoop on Your Own or as a Cloud-based Service

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 5, 2014) - Altiscale, Inc., a leading innovator in Hadoop-as-a-Service (HaaS) solutions, today announced that it has scheduled a free webinar for December 16, 2014 (10am PT/1pm ET) with leading technology analysts from Gigaom Research.

If you're a CIO/CTO, data scientist, or IT decision maker, please join moderator Andrew Brust, Gigaom's Research Director, Paul Miller, Gigaom analyst, Lynn Langit, Gigaom analyst and Mike Maciag, COO for Altiscale to explore: "Hadoop: DIY tool or cloud-based service?" Hardware, software, troubleshooting and user support for Hadoop. Among the topics discussed will be:

  • Are your Hadoop nodes failing without your knowledge?
  • How can I get a production Hadoop environment up right now?
  • Are you putting up with Hadoop pains and burdens, unnecessarily?

This Webinar will compare and contrast the multiple strategies for implementing this transformative technology. Interested parties can find out more about this webinar and register here.

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For a free download on Gigaom's paper on 'Understanding the power of Hadoop-as-a-Service,' click here.

About Altiscale:
The Altiscale Data Cloud was founded to provide organizations access to the only cloud purpose-built for Apache Hadoop, as well as the operational expertise needed to execute complex Hadoop projects. By monitoring both the infrastructure and jobs, Altiscale provides unparalleled levels of service for its customers. Founded in 2012, the Altiscale team has been on the forefront of Apache Hadoop -- from its incubation at Yahoo to operating more than 40,000 Hadoop nodes. As a company that understands both the transformative power of this technology and its challenges, no other organization is better positioned to deliver reliable and scalable Hadoop. Investors include Sequoia Capital, General Catalyst and Accel Partners. For more information, please visit or follow us on Twitter @Altiscale. 

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