Installing Hadoop on a Single Node in Five Simple Steps

The Apache Hadoop software library is a framework that allows for the distributed processing of large data sets across clusters of computers using simple programming models. It is designed to scale up from single servers to thousands of machines, each offering local computation and storage. Rather than rely on hardware to deliver high-availability, the library itself is designed to detect …

OCCOPUS – a Powerful Interface for Orchestrating Infrastructure in the Cloud

CloudSigma is currently participating in a Horizon 2020 research and innovation project called COLA (Cloud Orchestration at the Level of Application). You can read a general overview of the COLA project here, or visit the official project website here. CloudSigma’s primary contribution to the project is to manage the testbed and production cloud infrastructure, and to provide expertise into various …