Date Added: Mar 2013
Companies that wish to process big data in scale-out environments require powerful and dense hardware that complete large data processing tasks, such as Hadoop analysis, quickly and efficiently. Selecting the right server for your underlying hardware infrastructure is critical at hyperscale. In our tests, an eight-node Dell PowerEdge C5220 Hadoop cluster was able to efficiently process multiple MapReduce scenarios. While each scenario and each environment vary, our eight-node Hadoop MapReduce test shows that even a small number of Dell PowerEdge C5220 microservers can process varying amounts of data quickly.