Platform Abstraction Simplifies, Accelerates, and Enhances the Work of Cisco Developers
Cisco Platform Abstraction (CPA) is a model-driven, administrative platform software development kit (SDK) created by Cisco developers that disaggregates software and hardware from a Network Operating System (NOS) like Cisco IOS XE. CPA streamlines the work of the hardware development team, the diagnostics team, and the platform team, saving time and money for development.
What it Takes to Build a Platform Robust Enough for Your Big Data with UCS CPA.
Everybody has been talking about big data over the past years . Your data continues to grow, both in mass and importance. And you know that your company is in need of better analytics to use the influx of data as a point of improvement for business. As the Internet expands and connects all things […]
TeraSort Results on Cisco UCS and Announcing Cisco Big Data Design Zone
While there is not yet an industry standard benchmark for measuring the performance of Hadoop systems (yes, there is work in progress – WBDB, BigDataTop100 etc), workloads like TeraSort have become a popular choice to benchmark and stress test Hadoop clusters. TeraSort is very simple, consists of three map/reduce programs (i) TeraGen – generates the dataset […]
Cisco Validated Design for Cisco UCS CPA for Big Data with Cloudera
Cisco UCS Common Platform Architecture (CPA) for Big Data offers a comprehensive stack for enterprise Hadoop deployments. Today we announce the availability of Cisco Validated Design (CVD) for Cloudera (CDH) that describes the architecture and deployment procedures, jointly tested and certified by Cisco and Cloudera to accelerate deployments while reducing the risks, complexity, and total cost of ownership. […]
Announcing Flexpod Select with Hadoop
Speed is everything. Continuing our commitment to make data center infrastructures more responsive to enterprise applications demands, today, we announced FlexPod Select with Hadoop, formerly known as NetApp Open Solution for Hadoop, broadening our FlexPod portfolio. Developed in collaboration between Cisco and NetApp, offers an enterprise-class infrastructure that accelerates time to value from your data. […]
Cisco Platform for NetApp Open Solution for Hadoop
Cisco and NetApp have been partners for over a decade, and in January we announced the planned expansion of our partnership. We are always looking to work with our partners in new ways to offer customers greater choice, and Cisco and NetApp are working toward delivering a complete platform for enterprises in data-intensive industries with […]
Building on Success: Cisco and Intel Expand Partnership to Big Data
This has been an exciting week. Further expanding its Big Data portfolio, Cisco has announced collaboration with Intel, its long term partner, for the next generation of open platform for data management and analytics. The joint solution combines Intel® Distribution for Apache Hadoop Software with Cisco’s Common Platform Architecture (CPA) to deliver performance, capacity, and […]
Cisco to support EMC Pivotal HD on UCS
Our Common Platform Architecture (CPA) for Big Data has been gaining momentum as a viable platform for enterprise big data deployments. The newest addition to the portfolio is EMC’s new Pivotal HD™ that natively integrates Greenplum MPP database technology with Apache Hadoop enabling SQL applications and traditional business intelligence tools directly on Hadoop framework. Extending support for Pivotal HD on Cisco […]