LENOVO BIG DATA & ANALYTICS SOLUTIONS

  • Big Data

    Insights with Faster Time-to-Value

    The analysis of data drives decisions in every business. To gain better business insights, you need to manage the volume, variety, and velocity of data, while applying analytics. With Lenovo-engineered big data validated designs on Lenovo servers, you can harness the power of Apache™ Hadoop® and Apache™ Spark® with Cloudera®, Hortonworks®, IBM® and MapR®. Lenovo servers provide highly reliable and flexible foundations for your business analytics solutions so you can unlock the value of your data and deliver insights faster. 

    • Outstanding scalability so you can grow as your workloads grow
    • Industry-leading transaction processing so you can make better, faster business decisions
    • High-throughput capacity that enables you to respond more quickly
    • Optimized systems and validated designs for faster time to value 

     

    Lenovo Big Data Validated Design for Cloudera Enterprise

    With the Lenovo Big Data Validated Design for Cloudera Enterprise, Lenovo delivers a certified solution for both Apache Hadoop and Apache Spark environments. These tested configurations perform complex analytics on structured and unstructured data. These offerings provide the planning, design considerations, and best practices for deploying Cloudera Enterprise with a variety of Lenovo products including the high performance capabilities of the Lenovo ThinkSystem SR650 and SR630 servers. The Lenovo Big Data Validated Design for Cloudera Enterprise may also be deployed with Lenovo x3550 M5 and x3650 M5 servers (System x servers) to support both Apache Hadoop and Apache Spark architectures.

    Additionally these validated designs address the deployment of big data platforms with Cloudera Enterprise onto a VMware vSphere virtualized server environment. Supported by the Lenovo ThinkSystem and System x servers, this aspect of the Lenovo Big Data Validated Design for Cloudera Enterprise provides administrators with the ability to manage big data solutions in a manner similar to other VMware vSphere virtualized workloads.

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    Lenovo Big Data Validated Design for Cloudera Streaming Analytics

    For businesses that need to analyze streaming data in real-time, Lenovo offers a solution that addresses streaming analytics with a unique big data reference architecture. This Cloudera Enterprise architecture for Apache Spark streaming and machine learning utilizes the Lenovo ThinkSystem SR650 for data nodes and the ThinkSystem SR630 for management nodes. The data nodes in this unique offering utilize Intel 8168 platinum processors for supporting a suite of applications including an Apache Kafka data stream processing platform, Hbase database and Elasticsearch analytics engine. Storage for Kafka data stream processing is supported with 4-TB Intel P4500 Series NVMe Solid State Drives which are employed for their high IOPS throughput and bandwidth support.Elasticsearch search data is stored on low-latency IntelR OptaneTM SSD DC P4800X Series. This solution is designed and tested to scale from half-rack to multi-rack configurations. This solution is ideal for those who require a high performance, low latency platform for addressing real-time streaming analytics applications.

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    Lenovo Big Data Validated Design for Hortonworks Data Platform

    This Lenovo Big Data Validated Design Reference Architecture for Hortonworks Data Platform provides a thoroughly tested and integrated solution that combines the benefits of leading-edge technologies with mature, enterprise-ready features. Starting with a preconfigured hardware platform that is Hortonworks certified, this solution helps your team to be up and running analytics quickly.

    The Lenovo ThinkSystem product portfolio serves as the high performance foundation for this solution with the Lenovo ThinkSystem SR630 rack server, SR650 rack server and Lenovo ThinkSystem network switches with speeds up to 100Gbps. This solution can also be deployed with the Lenovo System x product portfolio using the Lenovo x3650 M5 and x3550 M5 servers.

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    Lenovo Big Data Validated Design for IBM SQL Analytics

    SQL Analytics on Big Data clusters is now an essential workload for all enterprises. This workload is gaining adoption both for its features and its performance. Spark SQL enables organizations to realize the benefits of real-time analytics and gain faster insights in today’s competitive business environment.

    This solution supports the deployment of either Apache Spark SQL or IBM Big SQL. Consequently, this solution provides significant performance and cost advantages for analyzing massive datasets with its in-memory processing engine and support for running SQL analytics. With this solution either Apache Spark SQL or IBM Big SQL may be deployed on a distributed cluster of Lenovo ThinkSystem SR630 Management nodes and ThinkSystem SR650 Data nodes. In combination with Intel NVMe drives and a Lenovo NE10032 100Gbps high speed data networking switch the following key capabilities of this solution can be realized:

    • Obtain big data nodes that are pre-configured, validated and delivered for scalable SQL analytics
    • Deploy a high performance SQL analytics solution using Apache Spark SQL or IBM Big SQL
    • An energy efficient optimized cluster delivering extreme performance in a small data center footprint
    • Achieve faster time to analytics and leverage scalability

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    Lenovo Big Data Validated Design for IBM Db2 Data Warehouse

    This solution is designed and optimized to deliver predictable performance for an IBM Db2 Warehouse infrastructure and accelerate its deployment. This solution is based on the IBM Db2 Warehouse analytics software, which is a software-defined data warehouse for private clouds and virtual private clouds that support Docker container technology. The solution is deployed on a cluster of Lenovo ThinkSystem SR630 management nodes and Lenovo ThinkSystem SR650 data nodes optimized for data warehouse workloads. Networking is supported by Lenovo ThinkSystem NE10032 100Gbps high speed data networking switches.

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    Lenovo Big Data Validated Design for IBM Data Science Local

    This solution is designed to support the IBM Data Science Experience (DSX) Local software. This is a new IBM Data Science platform offering which is an out-of-the-box on premises enterprise solution for data scientists and data engineers, offering a suite of data science tools. The solution is deployed on a cluster of Lenovo ThinkSystem SR630 management nodes and Lenovo ThinkSystem SR650 data nodes optimized for machine learning and deep learning workloads. Networking is supported by Lenovo ThinkSystem NE10032 100Gbps high speed data networking switches.

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    Lenovo Big Data Validated Design for MapR Converged Data Platform

    The Lenovo Big Data Validated Design for MapR Converged Data Platform is engineered to run the latest MapR Edition of the Apache™ Hadoop® and Apache™ Spark® distributions for a simple, reliable and high performance big data solution. On top of the platform services, MapR packages a broad set of Hadoop and Spark open source ecosystem projects that enable big data applications. The goal is to provide an open platform that lets administrators choose the right tool for the job. Built on Lenovo rack servers and Lenovo RackSwitch network switches, this architecture simplifies Hadoop and Spark implementation by combining the extensive API support and ease of use of MapR with the performance and reliability of Lenovo servers and switches.

    The Lenovo product portfolio serves as the high performance foundation for this solution with the Lenovo SR650 rack server and Lenovo ThinkSystem network switches with speeds up to 100Gbps. This solution can also be deployed with the Lenovo System x product portfolio using the Lenovo x3650 M5 server.

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  • SAP HANA
  • SAP NetWeaver BWA

    SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse Accelerator

    SAP NetWeaver® Business Warehouse Accelerator (BWA) provides a complete picture of your business from diverse data sources. It extends the reach of traditional SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse environments and enables near real-time analytics for those not ready to move to SAP® HANA®.

    Lenovo provides a choice of server solutions for SAP NetWeaver BWA depending on the size of your data and your scalability needs.

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    Services

    Lenovo Services offer fast implementation services and on-going maintenance of your SAP NetWeaver BWA solution. 24x7 managed services are also available.

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