30 NOVEMBER 2016

November Hadoop and Cloud newsletter

News and Analyst Reports

Blog | Not all dinosaurs are extinct: IBM's reinvention

Are legacy tech businesses like IBM coming to an end? David Richards, WANdisco CEO and Co-Founder, discusses the recent changes IBM has made in order to reinvent itself as a contender in the race to cloud. Read the full article here.

News | WANdisco achieves ODPi Interoperability compliance

ODPi announces that leading Hadoop solution providers, including WANdisco, have achieved ODPi Interoperability Compliance - a big data industry standard. Read the full announcement here.

GigaOM report | Selecting a platform for big data

This report cuts out all the noise about Hadoop and presents a minimum viable product (MVP) for building an enterprise Hadoop cluster. This approach gets the cluster up and running fast and will ensure that it scales and performs to enterprise levels. On-prem and cloud deployment options are also covered. Read the full report here.

Webinars and Events

Upcoming webinar | Big data replication to Amazon S3

When: December 14 2016 at 10am PT/1pm ET

Join us as WANdisco VP of Product Management, Paul Scott-Murphy, explains the benefits of moving to the cloud and reviews the AWS tools available for cloud migration and hybrid cloud deployments. Register here.

Webinar replay | Three ways to get a handle on data governance in hybrid cloud environments

Join experts from New Context and WANdisco as they explain the tools and techniques for securely managing big data in hybrid cloud environments. Attendees will learn what's required for effective data governance with the highest levels of availability and performance on-premises and in the cloud. Watch the replay here.

Webinar replay | Big data storage: options and recommendations

Hadoop clusters are often built around commodity storage, but architects now have a wide selection of storage options, including solid-state or spinning disk for clusters.  In this webinar, our experts will review the choices available to Hadoop architects and provide recommendations for each use case. Active-active replication options that make data available across multiple storage systems will also be discussed. Watch the replay here.

Event | AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas

If you're in Las Vegas this week, make sure to stop by booth #2524 at the Sands Expo for a live demo and free giveaways!

If you weren't able to attend our presentation at the event, join our upcoming webinar on December 14, to understand why the lift and shift model of cloud migration is obsolete and how migration to Amazon S3 can be achieved without downtime or data loss.