Product Description - Appliance for Hadoop

Appliance for Hadoop 3 and 4 Platforms Product and Site Preparation Guide

prodname
Appliance for Hadoop
created_date
March 2018
category
Product Guide
featnum
B035-5523-113K

The Teradata Appliance for Hadoop 3 and 4 platforms deliver an enterprise-ready appliance solution for storing, managing, refining, and analyzing big data, comprised of structured, unstructured, and semi-structured data. The appliance combines Hadoop and Aster Database software with best-in-class Teradata platform hardware.

The Teradata Appliance for Hadoop 3 and 4 platforms can be configured to contain only nodes for Hadoop, only Aster nodes, or a combination of nodes for Hadoop and Aster nodes. The cabinets can also contain generic TMS servers, Viewpoint TMS servers, and SAS HPA worker nodes in any combination. Teradata Appliance for Hadoop 3 and 4 nodes can coreside in the same cabinet.

Teradata Aster® Big Analytics Appliance 5 nodes, Teradata Appliance for Hadoop 5 nodes, and Teradata Appliance for Hadoop 6 nodes can be installed in the same cabinet. For further details about these nodes, see the respective Platform Product and Site Preparation Guide.

The minimum configuration for a Hadoop cluster for HDP 2.3 or later Base consists of six nodes for Hadoop:
  • Three Master Nodes for Hadoop
  • Three Data Nodes for Hadoop
The minimum configuration for a Hadoop cluster for HDP 2.3 or later Plus consists of seven nodes for Hadoop:
  • Three Master Nodes for Hadoop
  • Three Data Nodes for Hadoop
  • One Edge Node for Hadoop

For minimum Aster configuration information on Teradata Appliance for Hadoop racks containing Aster nodes, see the Teradata Aster® Big Analytics Appliance Product Site and Preparation Guide.

The Teradata Appliance for Hadoop 3 and 4 platforms are offered with the following software:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 (SLES 11 SP1) operating system can be used with TDH 2.1.
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 (SLES 11 SP3) operating system can be used with HDP 2.3 through 2.6.
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-STND (SLES 12 SP2-STND) operating system can be used with HDP 2.6 or later.

The software includes the Teradata Connector for Hadoop (TDCH), which provides high-performance bi-directional data movement between a Teradata system and a Hadoop system.

For Aster Database software version information on Teradata Appliance for Hadoop racks containing Aster nodes, see the Teradata Aster® Big Analytics Appliance guides.