EMC World, Las Vegas, NV — May 09, 2011 — Pentaho, the pioneer in agile business intelligence (BI), today announced it is an initial technology leader supporting the EMC® Greenplum® distribution of Hadoop. In addition, Pentaho also now offers native adaptor support for Greenplum GPLoad (bulk loader), which enables Greenplum and Pentaho customers to leverage Pentaho’s data integration capabilities to capture, prep and quickly load massive amounts of data into Greenplum tools in a more manageable graphically designed way.
The growth of unstructured data is driving opportunity and need for Hadoop in the enterprise. EMC Greenplum HD, a new family of Apache Hadoop-based solutions introduced by EMC,along with the EMC Hadoop ecosystem, will provide the first complete Big Data stack that includes storage, a MapReduce framework for processing unstructured data, an analytic database, predictive analytics and business intelligence. This enterprise grade “whole solution” is what customers require to enable the timely, efficient deployment of Hadoop, making Hadoop faster, more dependable, and easier to use.
In support of this launch, Pentaho has tested and certified support of both Pentaho Data Integration and the Pentaho BI Suite Enterprise Edition working with EMC Greenplum Hadoop and EMC Greenplum database and data warehouse products.
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“Pentaho’s certification on the EMC Greenplum Distribution of Hadoop enables organizations to combine Pentaho’s powerful BI suite with the strength of EMC Greenplum’s storage and data management domain expertise. Together, EMC Greenplum and Pentaho will enable maximum data throughput, significantly shorten implementation cycles for new Hadoop deployments and help increase the overall adoption of Hadoop.”
- Richard Daley, co-founder and CEO, Pentaho Corporation
"To help customers realize the Big Data opportunity, EMC is proud to be working with an ecosystem of technology leaders who are helping spread the power of Hadoop. Pentaho’s commitment and contribution to Hadoop is critical in making this burgeoning but powerful technology available to people and companies around the world, allowing them to realize the value from their vast amounts of data."
- Bill Cook, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Data Computing Division, EMC
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