Press Release

Apache Hive-on-Spark Boosts Performance and Usability for Solix Big Data Suite

Solix Big Data Suite is now certified on Cloudera Enterprise

September 27, 2016 — New York, NY. — Solix Technologies, Inc. (, the leading provider of Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) solutions for Apache Hadoop, today announced support for Apache Hive-on-Spark during Strata + Hadoop World NY, improving performance and usability for the Solix Big Data Suite. In addition, Solix announced certification on Cloudera Enterprise.

Cloudera Enterprise delivers several new features to Solix Big Data Suite customers, including major performance improvements. Hive-on-Spark support provides improved performance for traditional data processing workloads running on Hadoop including enterprise archiving, enterprise data lake and batch analytics.

“Certification on Cloudera Enterprise with Hive on Spark provides improved performance and usability for Solix Big Data Suite customers,” said Tim Stevens, vice president of Business and Corporate Development at Cloudera.

“Hive-on-Spark lifts performance barriers for SQL based applications running on Hadoop,” says John Ottman, Executive Chairman, Solix Technologies, Inc.. “More structured data workloads will now be processed on Hadoop.”

“By 2018, 80% of structured data archiving vendors will provide integrated support for unstructured content archiving — up from 30% today.”

Key features of the Solix Big Data Suite 2.2 with Cloudera Enterprise 5.7 include:

  • Performance – Improved performance for SQL based processing using Hive
  • Flexibility – Archive any data, both structured and unstructured, into Hadoop
  • Access & Security – Role based access control and data masking of sensitive data
  • Reduced cost – Low cost, bulk storage for all enterprise data
  • Analytics – Text search, query or support enterprise analytics on all enterprise data
  • Compliance – ILM policy driven data governance with retention management and legal hold support

To learn more about Solix Big Data Suite, visit Solix at Strata + Hadoop World NY, booth #850 from September 27-29, 2016. For additional information on Solix Big Data Suite, click here.

To test drive Solix Big Data Suite Standard Edition for free, click here.

About Solix Technologies

Solix Technologies, Inc., a leader in empowering data-driven enterprises, helps businesses organize their Enterprise Information with optimized infrastructure, data security and advanced analytics by achieving Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) goals. Solix Big Data Suite offers an ILM framework for Enterprise Archiving and Enterprise Data Lake applications with Apache Hadoop as an enterprise data repository. The Solix Enterprise Data Management Suite (Solix EDMS) enables organizations to implement Database Archiving, Test Data Management (Data Subsetting), Data Masking and Application Retirement across all enterprise data. Solix Technologies, Inc. is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and operates worldwide through an established network of value added resellers (VARs) and systems integrators. To learn more, please visit

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