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IBM BigInsights on Cloud

IBM Analytics for Hadoop, on Bluemix, is a quick and free way to try BigInsights on Cloud. It enables organizations and developers to easily create, deploy, and manage applications on the cloud.

The IBM Analytics for Hadoop service, powered by BigInsights, adds Hadoop-based analytics to your application with advanced enterprise capabilities.

Once you have a Bluemix account, it only takes minutes to get Hadoop up and running.

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Setting up a Bluemix account


Step 1

Sign up for a Bluemix account.

Accounts are free and you have access to the apps and services for 30 days, with some additional free usage after the 30 day trial ends. (Please see IBM Bluemix terms for specifics).

Click on Sign Up in the top right corner of that page.


Step 2

Find Analytics for Hadoop in Bluemix.

Sign in to Bluemix. In the Services area of Bluemix (on the bottom, middle of your screen), click on the “Add a service” box.

On the next page, you will see several Bluemix services. Scroll down to the big data section and select (click on) Analytics for Hadoop.


Step 3

Add Analytics for Hadoop to your Services wallet.

On the right side of the screen, under App, select “Leave unbound” from the drop down menu. This will allow you to deploy Analytics for Hadoop on its own and access the BigInsights web console. Ensure that Pricing is set to “Free” and click Create.

You should now see IBM Analytics for Hadoop in your Services wallet on your dashboard.


Step 4

Click on IBM Analytics for Hadoop in your services wallet

Click on IBM Analytics for Hadoop in your Services wallet. On the next screen, click on the Launch button at the top right corner of the page.

You now have an instance of instance of Analytics for Hadoop up and running in the Bluemix cloud.


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Docker images


IBM Open Platform with Apache Hadoop. Start your journey into the world of big data with industry standard Hadoop distribution. Download the Docker Image

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System Requirements

System Requirements

*Pre-requisite: Please install boot2docker on Windows or OS X
**Minimum recommended memory: Consider allocating additional memory if you are running workloads larger than the example provided


Native software installation


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    System Requirements: x86 64-bit Linux Operating System, minimum 8 GB RAM, Minimum 80 GB free disk
    *Pre-requisite: Please install IBM Open Platform with Apache Hadoop before installing the Quick Start Native software.

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IBM Open Platform with Apache Hadoop


IBM Open Platform with Apache Hadoop builds the platform for big data projects and provides the most current Apache Hadoop open source content. IBM offers this open source Apache distribution as a free download as well as a supported offering for all your Hadoop workloads.

Features include:


IBM BigInsights Quick Start Edition


IBM BigInsights Quick Start edition is available via VMimage or direct download. Combine the power of Hadoop with enterprise-grade features including visualization and exploration, advanced analytics, and security and administration. There is no data capacity or time limitation, so experiment with large data sets and explore different use cases on your own timeframe. For non-production environments.

Features include: