3 OCTOBER 2016

October Hadoop and Cloud newsletter

News and Analyst Reports

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.

Blog | Lost in translation: Hybrid cloud's dirty little secret

The hybrid cloud model continues to win over IT professionals and industry analysts. The cloud is cheap and convenient, but there is something to be said for keeping some workloads on premise — data security is one benefit; regulatory compliance is another. So the hybrid model simply offers the best of both worlds, right? David Richards, WANdisco CEO and Co-Founder discusses another less talked-about reason for the ubiquity of hybrid. Read the full article here.

Blog | Does the modern application need 24/7 data replication?

More and more, data is becoming a company’s most valuable asset. So how do you move it, back it up, send it from one department to the other, without this data being fragmented, lost, or duplicated? Jagane Sundar, WANdisco CTO, discusses how companies can protect their moving data. Read the article for SiliconANGLE 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-premises and cloud deployment options are also covered. Read the full report here.

Webinars and Events

Upcoming webinar | Three ways to get a handle on data governance in hybrid cloud environments

When: Thursday, November 3rd at 10am PT/1pm ET

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. Join the webinar 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.

Webinar replay | New Hive and performance features in WANdisco Fusion 2.9

WANdisco Fusion 2.9 delivers new levels of performance and scalability, with a number of enhancements that make it easier to support hybrid big data deployments with continuous and consistent access across any mix of on-premises and cloud environments. Watch the replay here.

Upcoming event | Big Data LDN

Big Data London will be hosting leading, global data and analytics experts, ready to arm you with the tools to deliver your most effective data-driven strategy.

Date: November 3 - November 4 2016

Location: Olympia Conference Centre, Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 8UX

Demo: Stop by our booth #308 for a free demo of the latest release of WANdisco Fusion.

Register: here

Upcoming event | re:Invent AWS in Las Vegas

Join the largest gathering of the global Amazon Web Services community and connect with peers and cloud experts while engaging in hands-on labs and bootcamps.

Date: November 29 - December 1 2016

Location: Sands Expo, 201 Sands Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89169

Demo: Stop by our booth #2524 for demos and giveaways. Contact us at or 925.380.1728 to schedule a demo of the latest release of Fusion in our private meeting room at the Sands Expo.

Register: here