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Why Hadoop on IBM Power

May 12, 2014 |

In the quest to achieve data-driven insight, Hadoop running on Intel X86-based processors has emerged as a defacto standard. But X86 is not the only game in town, and before the book on Hadoop is written, IBM would like to say a thing or two about the virtues of running Hadoop on its Power processor. Unlike most enterprise software markets over the past 30 years, the combination of hardware architecture and operating system is almost completely absent from the Hadoop Read more…

20 Lessons Enterprise CIOs Can Learn from Supercomputing

Nov 12, 2012 |

This week the 24th annual Supercomputing Conference (SC12) kicks off in Salt Lake City, bringing together oer ten thousand of the top thinkers in high performance computing (HPC). Aside from the expected exascale and chip talk, however, are some compelling sessions and presentations on Hadoop, MapReduce, graph analytics, benchmarks to measure data-intensive performance and more. This means big opportunities for enterprise execs who…

This Week’s Big Data Big Five

Sep 14, 2012 |

This week’s top five from the ecosystem of big data includes key items from major Hadoop player, Hortonworks, which has refreshed its approach to its Apache roots; Mellanox, which is moving the Hadoop hardware needle, and more from companies like ParAccel and GoodData…

This Week’s Big Data Big Ten

May 11, 2012 |

On tap this week are announcements from the high performance computing camp wherein four companies, including AMAX and Mellanox developed a big data appliance. Also, short details on the new analyst view of the booming Hadoop ecosystem, SAS and their text mining push and much more…

InfiniBand to Shoulder Next Generation Big Data Burden

Feb 27, 2012 |

With the increasing usage of social media websites, geographical positioning, web communication and cloud for content storage and delivery, there is a real need for scalable, higher bandwidth and faster response network fabric in a website’s data centers. As Gilad Shainer from Mellanox argues in this piece, for server and storage communications, InfiniBand offers….

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Video Interview: Mellanox CEO, DDN Talk Big Data Future

Nov 28, 2012 |

Mellanox and DDN have been working together for nearly eight years, before the big data enterprise market really started to take shape. Now, the two companies are adapting storage infrastructures to better suit companies looking to store and analyze in the cloud and in Hadoop clusters.

Mellanox Bridges Network Performance Divide

Jan 9, 2012 |

This week high performance network vendor, Mellanox, released VMA 6.0, which is targeted at industries in need of ultra-low latencies, including financial services. In light of the new markets emerging in the wake of the big data explosion, however, their message could be finding uptapped sources of new business in 2012.

Mellanox Addresses Big Data Acceleration

Nov 8, 2011 |

Mellanox Technologies announced UDA 2.0 this week, which is a network-based and software-driven approach to speeding Hadoop cluster performance. The company claims users can expect two times the performance for data-intensive applications.

This Just In

Mellanox InfiniBand and Ethernet Solutions Now Cloudera 5 Certified

Apr 3, 2014 |

Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that its FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand, 10Gb/s and 40Gb/s Ethernet solutions are fully certified on Cloudera 5. Mellanox has been certified on all previous versions of Cloudera solutions, including CDH3 and CDH4, so customers can securely deploy their choice of data intensive applications delivering performance, resiliency and cost effectiveness, using Mellanox interconnect solutions.

Mellanox Capital Launched

Feb 3, 2014 |

Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced the formation of Mellanox Capital, a global investment arm, to provide equity investments in leading technology start-ups and companies worldwide.

Quantum and Mellanox Parner

Nov 19, 2013 |

Quantum Corp., a proven global expert in big data management and data protection, today announced a partnership with Mellanox Technologies, a leading supplier of end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet interconnect solutions and services for servers and storage.