are looking after developers these days as they announced yesterday that their originally six-month exploratory pilot Project Spudnik will be a product available this Autumn. Based on the Dell XPS 13
, the company plan to deliver an official developer laptop with Ubuntu 12.04LTS
preloaded, available in select geographies.
Made possible by an internal innovation fund, the system will offer developers a complete client-to-cloud solution. The included software will allow developers to create “microclouds” on their laptops, simulating a proper, at-scale environment, and then deploy that environment seamlessly to the cloud.
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As a new member of Dell’s
Emerging Solutions Ecosystem, Datameer has completed Dell’s
certification process with its Datameer Analytics Solution (DAS) that enables business users, analysts and data scientists to access, analyse and visualise massive amounts of data. Dell is offering DAS in conjunction with its Apache Hadoop solutions.
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Pentaho joined the Ecosystem with its Business Analytics Solution, which couples data integration with business analytics to easily access, integrate, visualise, explore and mine business data. Datameer’s business intelligence platform uses a spreadsheet user interface; while Pentaho leverages a graphical extract, transform and load (ETL) environment for creating and managing Hadoop MapReduce jobs.
“With our partner programmes, we can meet customers where they are,” said John Igoe, executive director, Dell open source Cloud and Big Data Solutions. “For those with in-house developer expertise, Emerging Solutions Ecosystem
partners can help quickly help fill gaps in your cloud or big data taxonomy. These cloud and big data solutions are key to the future of IT, so Dell is committed to bringing these and future technologies to enable customers’ to quickly and cost effectively stand up OpenStack cloud or Hadoop clusters.”
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To help customers build cloud infrastructure, Dell’s OpenStack-Powered Cloud Solution
is now available with additional server, networking and services options, and in additional regions including the UK, Germany and China. Along with OpenStack Essex, customers can buy with Dell 12th generation PowerEdge servers including the R720, R720XD, or PowerEdge C servers; PowerConnect or Force10 switches; services from Dell
, Canonical or Mirantis.
To quickly stand up a big data cluster, the Dell | Cloudera Solution is now available with additional server, networking and services options, and in the UK, France, Germany and the Netherlands. Along with CDH4, customers can buy this solution with Dell 12th generation PowerEdge servers including the R720, R720XD, or PowerEdge C servers; PowerConnect or Force10 switches; services from Dell and Canonical.
For more information head to www.dell.com