Wave Report

The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Hadoop-Optimized Systems, Q2 2016

Hardware Optimized To Run Hadoop Delivers Quick Setup, Higher Performance, And Automation

May 25th, 2016
With contributors:
Gene Leganza , Shreyas Warrier


On-premises Hadoop deployments just got easier. General-purpose hardware infrastructure requires considerable time and effort to install, configure, tune, upgrade, and monitor Hadoop platforms. Hadoop-optimized systems help overcome these issues by optimizing the infrastructure with automation, balanced system resources, and integrated testing. Enterprise architecture (EA) pros can find the best solution for their needs with Forrester's 26-criteria evaluation of seven leading vendors: Cisco Systems, Cray, Dell, IBM, NetApp, Oracle, and Teradata.

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