Jun 11

Doesn’t Yarn Already Do This? The Limitations of Manually Tuning Hadoop and How Pepperdata Improves YARN and the ResourceManager

Pepperdata makes Hadoop+YARN based systems better by providing total performance management (TPM) for big data. TPM is the combination of application performance management (APM) and operations performance management (OPM) in a single package so developers and operators can rely on the same underlying information to build and operate highly performant... read more →
Mar 06

Total Performance Management – A Holistic View of Application and Platform Big Data Performance

Total Performance Management has two components: Application performance management (APM) Operations performance management (OPM) The reason why those two components application and platform need to be thought about together is because your application is a distributed application it relies on what your platform is able to do as well. Those... read more →
Feb 14

Blog Tour of Application Summary

This blog is the first in a series that introduces big data developers to Pepperdata Application Summary. Application Summary is the first in a series of Pepperdata guided application performance management (APM) user experiences. In these experiences, we solve a particular user problem (or use case) by providing all the relevant... read more →
Dec 18

Four Big Data Predictions for 2018

From our introduction of developer tools that provide Hadoop and Spark developers with easy-to-understand recommendations for improving job performance to working closely with our growing customer base of Big Data heavy hitters, 2017 was a good year for Pepperdata. We saw that Big Data is changing, with less emphasis on... read more →
Nov 13

Our Customers

Last week marked three years for me at Pepperdata and it’s amazing the progress we've made as a company in the last few years. We’ve been fortunate to see more than 100% growth year-over-year and I thought in this post I would reflect on some of the reasons why customers... read more →
Oct 11

My Key Takeaways from Strata Data Conference NYC

Thousands of developers, data engineers, data scientists, and business professionals attended Strata Data Conference last week in New York City. Events like these allow us to speak directly with customers, partners, and prospects on a range of issues: What Big Data projects are they working on? What are their biggest... read more →
Sep 28
Jul 06

Six Key Takeaways from Spark Summit and DataWorks Summit

It’s been an extremely busy–but, very productive – couple of weeks. Pepperdata sponsored two critically important events attended by many of our clients and target customers. Thousands of developers, data engineers, data scientist and business professionals attended each event. Spark Summit is dubbed the world’s largest event for the Apache... read more →
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