Hadoop for the Enterprise: Quick. Easy. Free.
Get your hands on IBM’s enterprise-grade features to start experimenting with Hadoop today.
InfoSphere BigInsights combines the power of Hadoop with enterprise-grade features including visualization & exploration, advanced analytics, and security & administration.
InfoSphere BigInsights Quick Start Edition, the latest edition to the InfoSphere BigInsights family, is a free, downloadable, non-production version.
With InfoSphere BigInsights Quick Start, you get access to hands-on learning through a set of tutorials designed to guide you through your Hadoop experience. Plus, there is no data capacity or time limitation, so you can experiment with large data sets and explore different use cases, on your own timeframe.
NOTE: InfoSphere BigInsights Quick Start Edition does not come with a support option. To explore your support options, visit the InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition page.
InfoSphere BigInsights Quick Start features include:
Text analytics: Sophisticated text analytics unique to BigInsights with a vast library of extractors enabling actionable insights from large amounts of native textual data.
BigSheets: Web-based analysis and visualization tool with a familiar, spreadsheet-like interface that enables analysis of large amounts of data and helps to design and manage long running data collection jobs.
Big SQL: New, 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.
Workload Optimization: Adaptive MapReduce adapts to user needs and system workloads automatically to improve performance and simplify job tuning while workload scheduler provides optimization and control of job scheduling based on user-selected metrics.
Development Tools: Familiar, Eclipse based development environment for building and deploying analytic applications and a set of developer tools extractors and editors for fast adoption and reduced coding and debugging.
Management Capabilities: Auditing helps tighten security and access control while monitoring provides the ability to control all applications from a centralized dashboard.
There are 2 download options available.
Choose the native software option to download Quick Start onto your machine. Choose the VMware image for a virtual machine option to get started with Quick Start even faster.