Cloudera Enterprise vs Qubole: What are the differences?
What is Cloudera Enterprise? Enterprise Platform for Big Data. Cloudera Enterprise includes CDH, the world’s most popular open source Hadoop-based platform, as well as advanced system management and data management tools plus dedicated support and community advocacy from our world-class team of Hadoop developers and experts.
What is Qubole? Prepare, integrate and explore Big Data in the cloud (Hive, MapReduce, Pig, Presto, Spark and Sqoop). Qubole is a cloud based service that makes big data easy for analysts and data engineers.
Cloudera Enterprise and Qubole can be primarily classified as "Big Data as a Service" tools.
Some of the features offered by Cloudera Enterprise are:
- Unified – one integrated system, bringing diverse users and application workloads to one pool of data on common infrastructure
- no data movement required
- Secure – perimeter security, authentication, granular authorization, and data protection
On the other hand, Qubole provides the following key features:
- Intuitive GUI
- Optimized Hive
- Improved S3 Performance
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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