• Teradata Portfolio for Hadoop

    Bringing Hadoop to the Enterprise

    Teradata, the world's most trusted advisor for data management and big data analytics, has simplified Hadoop for today's modern enterprise architecture.

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  • Organizations are looking for cost-effective ways to capture the value of the big data “avalanche”—extraneous data and new data types which in the past were often discarded due to cost, scale or processing limitations. Apache™ Hadoop® has emerged as the cost-effective, next-generation data management platform to capture, refine, explore and integrate multi-structure data within the enterprise.

    The Teradata Portfolio for Hadoop is a flexible suite of products and services for our customers to integrate Hadoop into a Teradata environment and across a broader enterprise architecture, while taking advantage of world-class Teradata service and support. It includes products and services to suit every budget and maturity level of Hadoop skills, from an enterprise Hadoop distribution and fully-integrated appliances to consulting and support services on existing customer hardware.

     Key Components of the Portfolio:

    • Teradata Open Distribution for Hadoop (TDH) 2.1: Enterprise Ready Hadoop 2 Distribution
      Teradata has worked closely with Hortonworks to deliver a leading and most trusted Hadoop 2 solution. Teradata Open Distribution for Hadoop is built upon 100 percent open-source Apache™ Hadoop® from Hortonworks and offers a comprehensive set of Teradata-developed software components that make Hadoop technology ready for the enterprise. Teradata includes software enhancements on:
      • Setup and Installation
      • High Availability and Disaster Recovery
      • Performance and Scalability 
      • Monitoring and Manageability
      • Data Transformation and Integration 
      • Data Security
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    • Teradata Appliance for Hadoop: Hadoop Appliance Optimized for Teradata Integration
      The Teradata Appliance for Hadoop is a tightly integrated hardware/software stack delivered ready-to-run and optimized for enterprise-class big data storage and refining. Performance, ease of use, security and reliability are greatly improved from the typical do-it-yourself Hadoop. It provides a preinstalled/preconfigured version of Teradata Open Distribution for Hadoop on a proven Teradata hardware platform with enterprise-class storage. It also features unique Teradata software enhancements to make administering your Hadoop cluster less time consuming. 

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    • Teradata Aster Big Analytics Appliance: Appliance for Discovery Analytics
      The Teradata Aster Big Analytics Appliance is a powerful platform optimized specifically for big data discovery and analysis. A purpose-built, integrated hardware and software solution for analytics at big data scale, the appliance runs the patented Teradata Aster SQL-MapReduce® and Teradata QueryGrid™: Teradata Aster Database-to-Hadoop technology on a time-tested, fully supported Teradata hardware platform. It may be tailored to your specific workload needs with your choice of Aster nodes exclusively, Teradata Open Distribution for Hadoop nodes exclusively, or a mixture of Aster and Hadoop nodes. 

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    • Teradata Commodity Configuration for Hadoop
      Teradata, Hortonworks and Dell have partnered to create a low-cost, standard hardware configuration optimized for the Hortonworks Data Platform. You contract directly with Dell to purchase, install and support the hardware. Teradata can install and support the Hortonworks Data Platform.

    • Teradata Software-Only for Hadoop
      If you prefer to source your own hardware, Teradata offers implementation, and support of the Hortonworks Data Platform. You can easily choose to start your Hadoop journey here running Hadoop on servers you already have. As you develop your data processing capabilities and applications built on Hadoop, you can go into production with the existing configuration or move to a higher performance offering within the portfolio. Either way, Teradata is there to support every step of your Hadoop journey.

    • Hadoop Implementation and Consulting Services
      Teradata Consulting Services offers a number of new and expanded services to help you optimize your Hadoop environment. These services help you realize the benefits of the Teradata Unified Data Architecture™. New services include: 
      • Hadoop Data Platform Assessment
      • Hadoop Data Integration Assessment
      • Project Definition -Teradata Big Analytics
      • Hadoop Security and Privacy Hardening
      • Big Analytics Implementation
    Teradata Customer Services provides a full continuum of services such as operational mentoring and maintenance and support on Hadoop environments.

    Benefits of the Teradata Portfolio for Hadoop

    • Fastest Path to Hadoop Production by offering pre-configured hardware, software and services to accelerate time to value. Teradata is the first vendor to support the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) 2.1 on appliance mode to optimize deployment and operational costs.

    • Deepest Hadoop Integration with Teradata Solutions by expanding the support of the Teradata ecosystem to Hadoop. Specifically in the areas of Data Access, Data Movement Manageability, Supportability and Serviceability.

    • Enterprise-Ready Hadoop and Enhanced Services from a Single Vendor by increasing and updating portfolio of services on key deployment areas including assessment, architecting and management of Hadoop projects. 


    Teradata—the #1 trusted advisor to clients—now provides a single source for all things Hadoop. The Teradata Portfolio for Hadoop provides customers with the most trusted and flexible Hadoop product platforms in your next-generation data architecture with new best-in-class services, training, and customer support.

    “Teradata aims to offer the best Hadoop appliance. Leveraging its expertise in [enterprise data warehouse] EDW appliances and partnership with Hortonworks, Teradata has moved aggressively to offer Hadoop solutions as an appliance.”

    “The Teradata distribution for Hadoop includes integration with Teradata’s management tool and SQL-H [Teradata QueryGrid™] a federated SQL engine that lets customers query data from its data warehouse and Hadoop. It also has Aster for analytics against Hadoop.”

    Forrester Wave™: Big Data Hadoop Solutions, Q1 2014 

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