NetApp® FlexPod® Select solutions are designed for dedicated, high-performance workloads such as big data, HPC, and video analytics. FlexPod Select with Hadoop is the first set of reference designs in the FlexPod Select family. These preconfigured, validated solutions combine storage, networking, and servers, integrating them with Hadoop, to accelerate time to value from your data while reducing risk, increasing flexibility, and speeding deployment of Hadoop.
FlexPod Select components include NetApp® E-series and FAS storage systems, Cisco® Unified Computing System™ servers and fabric interconnect, and Cisco Nexus® fabric extender. NetApp works with Cisco for infrastructure support and Cloudera or Hortonworks for Hadoop support. Customers get access to technical support on all the interoperable technologies involved.
FlexPod Select with Hadoop Reference Architectures
FlexPod Select with Cloudera’s Distribution including Apache Hadoop (CDH) and FlexPod Select with Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) are validated configurations for high-availability, enterprise-class Hadoop environments on the FlexPod Select architecture.