Apache Hadoop Pricing and License Cost

Arul Mani
We normally do not suggest any specific distributions. When it comes to cloud, our suggestion would be to choose different types of instances offered by Amazon cloud, as we are technology partners of Amazon for cost savings. For all our PoCs, we stick to the default distribution. View full review »
Randy Chng
Senior Associate at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Not much advice as pricing and licensing is handled at an enterprise level. However do take into consider that data storage and compute capacity scale differently and hence purchasing a "boxed" / 'all-in-one" solution (software and hardware) might not be the best idea. View full review »
Big Data Engineer at a tech vendor with 5,001-10,000 employees
It’s free and it is open source. View full review »
Chitharanjan Billa
Database/Middleware Consultant (Currently at U.S. Department of Labor) at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
There are no licensing costs involved, hence money is saved on the software infrastructure. View full review »

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