Setting up a Big Data Cluster on Cloudera

CDH is Cloudera’s 100% open source platform distribution, including Apache Hadoop and built specifically to meet enterprise demands. CDH delivers everything you need for enterprise use right out of the box. By integrating Hadoop with more than a dozen other critical open source projects, Cloudera has created a functionally advanced system that helps you perform end-to-end Big Data workflows. (Source) …

Setting up a Big Data Cluster within Minutes in 3 Easy Steps

HDP is the industry’s a truly secure, enterprise-ready open source Apache™ Hadoop® distribution based on a centralized architecture (YARN). HDP addresses the complete needs of data-at-rest, powers real-time customer applications and delivers robust big data analytics that accelerate decision making and innovation. (Source: https://hortonworks.com/products/data-platforms/hdp/). I am going to install HDP to create a cluster of 5 nodes deployed on CloudSigma. …

Improving Data-intensive Applications by Moving Data and Computation into Mixed Cloud/Fog Environments

The DITAS project is a Research and Innovation Action funded by the European Commission as part of the Horizon2020 Programme. The project started in January 2017 and will conclude in December 2019. The consortium includes 5 industry partners (including CloudSigma) and 3 research organisations from 6 European countries. The coordinator of the DITAS project is Dr. David García Pérez, from …

Simple, Reliable & Efficient – The Top Reasons Why This Asset Management Company Chose CloudSigma

Customer Profile Our client operates in the financial services sector as a fully-licensed, independent investment advisory and asset management company based in Zurich, Switzerland. Boasting a team of highly skilled and experienced Swiss bankers, financial analysts and multi-disciplinary professionals, the company offers an integrated, client-focused approach to the management and protection of global financial assets. Their multi-national team, comprising experts …

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Discover how CloudSigma and Webscale Enabled Dynamic Autoscaling for a Swiss Spatial Data Portal

Customer Profile EBP is a leading, internationally active enterprise with planning, construction, consulting, IT, and communications business units. EBP executes consulting projects in the fields of security, water, environment, energy, climate as well as software development projects. CloudSigma works with their IT consulting department headquartered in Switzerland. Their customer CCGEO (Conference of State Centres for Geoinformation) has established a consolidated …

Customer Success Story with the European Space Agency

Earth Observation Data & Processing in the Cloud: Earthquake & Volcanic Hazard Analysis by the European Space Agency

Customer Profile ESA RSS (Research and Service Support) is a service provided by European Space Agency (ESA). ESA is Europe’s gateway to space. Its mission is to shape the development of Europe’s space capability and ensure that investment in space continues to deliver benefits to the citizens of Europe and the world. ESA RSS service provides resources to support Earth …

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Clouds Predicted in the Cloud: How ECMWF Distributes Big Weather Data Using CloudSigma

Customer Profile The European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) is an independent intergovernmental organisation supported by 34 states. It is both a research institute and a 24/7 operational service, producing and disseminating numerical weather predictions to its Member States. This data is fully available to the national meteorological services in the Member States. The Centre also offers a catalogue …

Europe’s giant science cloud: give people data and good things happen

Big Science in Europe has been busy and here at CloudSigma we’ve been heavily involved in helping to build a federated cloud platform that can address the needs of Big Science. It is something I’m personally very excited about as it holds then potential to unleash large-scale computing for some of the world’s thorniest problems including genetic research, climate change, …

Recent GigaOM Webinar: Hybrid Clouds, Cloud Security and Blending Customer Requirements

Last month, our CEO Robert Jenkins joined other industry thought leaders, including Paul Miller, Jo Maitland and Dana Gardner, in the GigaOM webinar: How to make Big Data Work in the Cloud. As Big Data and cloud go hand-in-hand and are often discussed simultaneously, the four panelists had a lot to cover, including hybrid clouds, cloud security and the importance …