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New capabilities expand HP AppSystem for Apache Hadoop

By Lisa Boyd – HP Converged Systems


In December we launched the first HP Converged System for Apache Hadoop, the AppSystem, which allowed customers to quickly and easily stand up a Hadoop cluster and start getting the value out of their Big Data.  The AppSystem comes pre-configured, so it saves you time, and doesn’t require that you be a Hadoop expert to get started. 


Now we’re enabling you with the capability to expand your Hadoop clusters with expansion kits to meet your rapidly evolving Big Data needs.

You can’t spell Hadoop without HP, but you can spell it without 2U

By Sanjai Marimadaiah – HP Converged Systems


For many customers, standard rack based 1U and 2U servers have been the only show in town when it comes to deploying Hadoop clusters. 


However, as the scale of Hadoop deployments increases this can present several challenges including server footprint outgrowing available floor space in the datacenter and high costs of cabling, right through to complex administration of all of the physical hardware.


HP has a solution for this in the form of our HP ProLiant SL4500 series, an ultra-dense server platform which with the help of our partners Cloudera, HortonWorks and MapR, we’ve now baked into a series of reference architectures for Hadoop.  These offerings deliver outstanding efficiencies in server real estate, storage density and systems administration, as well as providing stellar performance over and above standard server architectures.

New HP AppSystem for Apache Hadoop announced at Discover in Frankfurt

By Dan Gilfix - HP Converged Application Systems Marketing


It’s here! HP AppSystem for Apache Hadoop is now available for pre-order worldwide. This purpose built solution enables customers to deploy a fully functioning big data solution in hours, not days or months.


The enterprise-ready HP AppSystem for Apache Hadoop is available in half and full rack configurations...

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