we run hadoop for you

Unlike other solutions, we run Apache™ Hadoop® for you. We not only deploy Hadoop, we monitor, manage, fix, and update it for you. Then we take it a step further: We monitor your jobs, notify you when something’s wrong with them, and can help with tuning.

why altiscale
purpose-built hadoop cloud

The Altiscale Data Cloud is the first cloud service purpose-built to run Hadoop. We offer an on-demand, elastic solution on a pay-as-you-go basis. By vertically integrating from the Hadoop layer to the metal, we ensure a faster, more reliable service.


data science right

Altiscale’s offering is ideally suited for today’s data science needs. Features for data science include permanent HDFS volumes, access to the latest tools, resource sharing without conflict, job-level monitoring and support, and pricing plans that eliminate unpleasant surprises.

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Customers are finding Altiscale’s optimized solution faster, more reliable, easier to use, and more affordable than alternatives.

Watch our video and learn about what drives us at Altiscale.

Recent Blog Posts

Hadoop On Ice: The Case of the Frozen JobTracker

  • March 4th, 2014

Since Altiscale runs Hadoop 2, JobTrackers, which are part of earlier Hadoop distributions, do not execute on our clusters. Nevertheless, there are scenarios such as when transferring data from our clients’ clusters to ours […]

Apache Spark Leaves the Incubator

  • March 4th, 2014

With last Thursday’s announcement that Apache Spark became a top-level project at the Apache Software Foundation, we may be looking at the beginning of the end of MapReduce as the primary processing framework […]

Come See Us at Strata!

  • February 10th, 2014

With general availability of the Altiscale Data Cloud in our rear-view mirror, we’re continuing with the momentum from that launch to extend the new service and showcase it with new audiences. With that in […]

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