What is Altiscale?
What is Amazon EMR?
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Why do developers choose Altiscale?
What are the cons of using Altiscale?
What are the cons of using Amazon EMR?
What tools integrate with Altiscale?
What tools integrate with Amazon EMR?
We ultimately migrated our Hadoop jobs to Qubole, a rising player in the Hadoop as a Service space. Given that EMR had become unstable at our scale, we had to quickly move to a provider that played well with AWS (specifically, spot instances) and S3. Qubole supported AWS/S3 and was relatively easy to get started on. After vetting Qubole and comparing its performance against alternatives (including managed clusters), we decided to go with Qubole