Tag Archives: Spot

Network Security with Cloudera Altus and Apache Spot

Categories: Altus Platform Security & Cybersecurity

Introduction

In the last few years, IT security threats to enterprise systems have increased, which has necessitated installing log ingestion and analysis solutions in any enterprise network.

This blog post illustrates how Cloudera built its own scalable solution for log ingestion and analytics using Apache Spot and Cloudera Altus. By leveraging transient workloads in the cloud, Cloudera reduced the solution’s operational costs by 50% when compared to traditional, persistent cluster approaches.

Use Case

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Apache Spot (incubating) and Cloudera on AWS in 60 Minutes

Categories: CDH Cloud Cloudera Director

For the Apache Spot novice or for quick evaluation of a Cybersecurity solution on Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub (EDH) without the arduous tasks of manual installation, we’ve created a rapid deployment of Apache Spot on Amazon Web Services (AWS) using Cloudera Director.

You will immediately see how you can isolate and identify suspicious activities from the Apache Spot UI using the sample data provided in the deployment at cloud scale.

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Announcing Support for Spot Instances in Cloudera Altus

Categories: Cloud

A month ago, we publicly announced Cloudera Altus, our new platform–as–a–service offering, and today, we are expanding the Altus data engineering service to support AWS EC2 Spot instances. Cloud infrastructure is the most costly component of running Altus data engineering workloads in the cloud.  Altus EC2 Spot instance support makes it easy to significantly reduce the cost of cloud infrastructure by allowing users to provision Altus data engineering clusters backed by excess EC2 compute capacity at reduced prices.  

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