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An enterprise-ready, Apache Hadoop-based solution for managing and analyzing massive volumes of structured and unstructured data.

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BigInsights makes it simpler for people to use Hadoop and build big data applications. It enhances this open source technology to withstand the demands of your enterprise, adding administrative, workflow, provisioning, and security features, along with best-in-class analytical capabilities from IBM Research. The result is that you get a more developer and user-friendly solution for complex, large scale analytics.

  • InfoSphere BigInsights allows enterprises of all sizes to cost effectively manage and analyze the massive volume, variety and velocity of data that consumers and businesses create every day.
  • InfoSphere BigInsights can help you increase operational efficiency by augmenting your data warehouse environment.
  • It can be used as a query-able archive, allowing you to store and analyze large volumes of multi-structured data without straining the data warehouse.
  • It can be used as a pre-processing hub, helping you to explore your data, determine what is the most valuable, and extract that data cost-effectively.
  • It can also allow for ad hoc analysis, giving you the ability to perform analysis on all of your data.

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Next steps

Contact us today to learn how IBM InfoSphere BigInsight can help your company to maximize performance - you can complete the form or call us at 877-454-4898, and we would be delighted to consult with you and make specific recommendations.

What’s New in IBM InfoSphere BigInsights V4.2

BigInsights V4.2, a chargeable, production downloadable offering, provides the following function:

  • Provides SQL capabilities to query the data in Hadoop (Big SQL) and visualize large sets of data in a spreadsheet such as format (Bigsheets).
  • Includes native support for the R programming language (Big R).
  • Includes text analytics, which provide web-based tooling for annotation to help distill unstructured data into meaningful data.
  • Includes Elite support for IBM Open Platform with Apache Spark and Apache Hadoop.

Version 4.2 delivers the following new offerings:

  • IBM Open Platform with Apache Spark and Apache Hadoop, a no-charge, production downloadable offering, contains all the updated key open source Apache Community contents within the IBM Hadoop distribution. This allows an organization with a distributed computing and storage environment to manage large structured and unstructured data sets.
  • BigInsights for Non-production environment, a chargeable downloadable offering, contains all components of BigInsights, but can only be used in a non-production environment.
  • BigInsights Quick Start Edition, a no-charge, nonproduction downloadable version, contains the features of Enterprise Edition with the exception of high availability.

Next steps

Contact us today to learn how IBM InfoSphere BigInsight can help your company to maximize performance - you can complete the form or call us at 877-454-4898, and we would be delighted to consult with you and make specific recommendations.

InfoSphere BigInsights Standard Edition

Large-scale analysis of unconventional and diverse data

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Standard Edition is an analytics platform, based on open source Apache Hadoop, for analyzing massive volumes of unconventional data in its native format. The software enables advanced analysis and modeling of diverse data, and supports structured, semi-structured and unstructured content to provide maximum flexibility.

InfoSphere BigInsights Standard Edition:

  • Fully integrated, completely compatible – Integrated install of Apache Hadoop and associated open source components from the Apache Hadoop ecosystem that is tested and pre-configured.
  • Includes Jaql, a declarative query language, to facilitate analysis of both structured and unstructured data.
  • Provides a web-based management console for easier administration and real-time views.
  • Includes BigSheets, a web-based analysis and visualization tool with a familiar, spreadsheet-like interface that enables easy analysis of large amounts of data and long running data collection jobs.
  • Includes Big SQL, a native SQL query engine that enables SQL access to data stored in BigInsights, leveraging MapReduce for complex data sets and direct access for smaller queries.

IBM BigInsights for Apache Hadoop

Accelerate data science with enterprise-grade Hadoop

IBM BigInsights for Apache Hadoop is an industry standard Hadoop offering that combines the best of open source software with enterprise-grade capabilities. It helps organizations to cost effectively manage and analyze big data – the volume and variety of data that customers and businesses create and collect every day.

IBM BigInsights for Apache Hadoop offers these features and benefits:

  • Provides advanced analytics built on Hadoop technology (IBM BigInsights Data Scientist module) to meet big data analysis requirements.
  • Designed for performance and usability (IBM BigInsights Analyst module) through performance optimized capabilities, visualization, rich developer tools and powerful analytic functions.
  • Delivers management, security and reliability features (IBM Enterprise Management module) to support large-scale deployments and help speed time to value.
  • Integrates with IBM and other information solutions to help enhance data manipulation and management tasks.

Next steps

Contact us today to learn how IBM InfoSphere BigInsight can help your company to maximize performance - you can complete the form or call us at 877-454-4898, and we would be delighted to consult with you and make specific recommendations.