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Three Big Data Migration Risks and Costs: WANdisco vs. Cloudera

Whether you are moving an on-premises Hadoop installation to the cloud, moving data between clouds, or moving data between cloud regions, your team is working to select the lowest cost and lowest risk migration approach.

Dec 20, 2019

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How to Build and Manage a Winning Team for Effective Data Migration

Cloud computing has become the preferred way to access and control computing resources and data. According to McAfee, 97% of organizations already use public or private cloud services — and not just for computing resources.

Big data is starting to jump the on-prem/cloud gap too. IDG found that 41% of enterprises are already migrating storage, archiving, backups and other file servers, and 21% plan to do so in the coming year. The cloud has completely transformed entire industries, computing paradigms and enterprises, and has become the ideal for storing and accessing big data.

The crucial ques...

Oct 24, 2019

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WANdisco LiveAnalytics and Databricks: Running Cloud-based Analytics While Ingesting Data from Hadoop On-premises

When we introduced LiveMigrator in June, our first customers were delighted. They were able to move petabytes of unstructured data in a single pass from on-premises data centers to the cloud without blocking. Their applications could continue to access data in on-premises environments, even as their data was moving to the cloud. We had solved a problem that had vexed customers for some time and provided an accelerated path to cloud adoption.

But after the initial excitement, our customers began asking if we could go a step further. They pointed out that while moving the data overcame a huge ch...

Sep 18, 2019

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3 Reasons to Avoid Manual Hadoop Migration to Cloud

Big data has found a natural home in the cloud. In the cloud, leading companies are taking full advantage of cheap, scalable storage and the flexibility that comes from powerful cloud analytic platforms. With such compelling advantages to migrating big data to the cloud, why is there business risk for organizations to adopt it today?

Manual Migration is a high risk approach to migrating big data.

Manual migration is a custom, tactical approach to copying big data. When administrators manually migrate data, they create, manage, schedule and maintain custom open-source scripts to migrate the l...

Aug 20, 2019

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Migrating Big Data to the Cloud with WANdisco LiveMigrator, ADLS Gen2, Databricks and Delta Lake

The rise of the cloud has seen the most fundamental shift in IT in many decades. When deciding where new capabilities will be developed and operate, the cloud is now the first choice for most enterprises.

This is increasingly true for big data. The accelerating consolidation of and diminishing opportunities for Hadoop vendors is directly related to the increasing use of cloud-native systems for storing and processing big data, where you can take full advantage of cheap, scalable storage and the flexibility that comes from the capacity and breadth of analytic platforms there. Big data has found...

Jul 15, 2019

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