January 10, 2012 – Oracle released a big data offering it expects to provide inroads to that burgeoning market sector and includes widespread incorporation of features from Hadoop provider Cloudera.

The Oracle Big Data Appliance consists of hardware and software enmeshed with Cloudera’s Distribution Including Apache Hadoop with Cloudera Manager and an open source distribution of R, according to a news release on Tuesday’s announcement. The system scales data by connecting multiple racks together through an InfiniBand network for attaining, arranging and analyzing large data volumes. Throughout that, the system features Cloudera’s Hadoop distribution for commercial and non-commercial environments, and Cloudera Manager, an end-to-end management application for Apache Hadoop.

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