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From Jeremy Carroll <jeremy.carr...@networkedinsights.com>
Subject Re: Where do you get your hardware?
Date Wed, 03 Nov 2010 13:38:48 GMT
We have used the Dell Cloud Servers (C2100 to be exact). Turn around time
is a little slower, but it's worth it IMHO.

On 11/3/10 8:36 AM, "Patrick Angeles" <patrick@cloudera.com> wrote:

>Jason,
>
>Unless you're operating at Google scale, it doesn't make economic sense to
>build your own unless you're *really into that*. Most major vendors (HP,
>Dell, SuperMicro) will offer a configuration that is very suitable for
>Hadoop.
>
>Regards,
>
>- P
>
>
>On Wed, Nov 3, 2010 at 9:21 AM, Jason Lotz <jasonlotz@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> We are in the process of analyzing our options for the future purchases
>>of
>> our Hadoop/HBase DN/RS servers.  Currently, we purchase Dell PowerEdge
>> R710's which work well for us.  However, we know that there are other
>> options that may give us more bang for our buck.
>>
>> I'm not as interested in knowing the specs of the machines that people
>>are
>> using.  Rather, I'm curious to know where you buy them from or if you
>>are
>> building them yourselves.
>>
>> Any feedback on how you acquire server hardware in your environment
>>would
>> be
>> greatly appreciated.
>>
>> Jason
>>


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