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Eskimo - A new generation Big Data Platform

A state of the art Big Data Analytics Infrastructure and Management Web Console to build, manage and operate Big Data 2.0 Analytics clusters

Eskimo Overviewl

Eskimo is available as an open-source Community Edition (or Eskimo CE) under the terms of the Affero GPL license or a commercial Enterprise Edition. See download page for more information on eskimo versions.

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What if ?

  • What if any corporation – regardless of its business and size – could easily make sense of all its data and capture key and critical business insights?
  • What if deploying a thousand nodes Big Data Analytics cluster was actually... simple? Just a question of a few clicks?
  • What if operating a thousand nodes Big Data Analytics cluster was actually as simple as operating a single Analytics application running on one's laptop ?
  • What if operating and maintaining a thousands of nodes Big Data cluster was a 2 hours a week job?
  • What if a single technology could be used to develop all of batch, streaming, reactive and real-time analytics ?
  • What if one could promote Data Science research projects to enterprise-grade production-ready Data Analytics Processes with just a few clicks ?
  • What if one's Big Data Analytics Platform would tick-the box on every single enterprise-grade requirement one can think of ?

Eskimo is ...

... in a certain way the Operating System of your Big Data Cluster :

  • A plug and play, working out of the Box, Big Data Analytics platform fulfilling enterprise environment requirements
  • A state of the art Big Data 2.0 platform
    • based on Docker, Marathon, Mesos and Systemd
    • packaging Gluster, Spark, Kafka, Flink and ElasticSearch
    • with all the administration and management consoles
    everything pre-packaged, pre-configured and ready to run out of the box
  • An Administration Application aimed at drastically simplifying the deployment, administration and operation of your Big Data Cluster
  • A Data Science Laboratory and Production environment where Data Analytics is both
    • developed and
    • operated in production
Eskimo Nodes Config

Eskimo Key Features

Data Science One-Stop-Shop

Eskimo is first and foremost a unified, extensible and state of the Art Data Science Environment.

Data Scientists use Eskimo for all their Data Science Needs, from Data discovery to Analytics development and testing through Data Visualization, etc.

Analytics Applications are then promoted to production grade processes and operated on Eskimo in a unified way.

Eskimo Key feature : Localization
Eskimo Key feature : Web Consoles

Unified Web Console

Eskimo's tip of the iceberg is its flagship web console.

The Eskimo Console is the single and only entry point to all your cluster operations, from services installation and maintenance to Data Analytics development, through Business dashboard creation, etc.

The Eskimo Console also provides SSH consoles, File browser, integrated File Edition, etc.

Abstraction of concerns

Just define which services you want to run and let eskimo take care of everything (installation, deployment, configuration, monitoring, etc.)

Don't bother where your services, consoles and UI applications run on the cluster, Eskimo wraps them all in a single UI.

High Availability comes out of the box. Limit your maintenance operations on the cluster to the strict minimum.

Eskimo Key feature : Service Framework

Eskimo Web console - Big Data User Experience

Eskimo packages the required monitoring, administration and notebook applications and consoles for you and makes them available in its own User Interface.

Why Eskimo ?

Eskimo Big Data Scientist

Big Data Scientist

With eskimo, Big Data Scientists can prototype and run their analytics use cases on a thousand nodes cluster should they need it.

With Fink ML and Spark ML natively available on Flink and Spark and usable from within Zeppelin, Data Scientists can bring their mission to the next level: the big data way.

SciKit Learn and TensorFlow are also available from within Zeppelin of course.

Eskimo Big Data

Big Data 2.0

In contrary to popular Hadoop-based and other Big Data Platforms, Eskimo is based on cutting-edge technologies:

- GlusterFS instead of HDFS
- Spark instead of Hive and Pig
- Mesos instead of Yarn
- Docker instead of native deployment
- ElasticSearch instead of HBase
- Flink instead of Storm
- Plus Zeppelin, Kibana, Logstash, etc.

Eskimo Universal

One ring to Rule them all

Making gluster, elasticsearch, kafka, spark, zeppelin, etc. all work perfectly together is all but simple.

Eskimo takes care of everything and fine tunes all these services to make them understand each other and work together.

Eskimo enables you one-click administration of all of them, moving services, provisioning nodes, etc.

Yet it's open : open-source and built on standards

Eskimo One Size Fits All

One size fits all

Do you want to build a production grade Big Data Processing cluster with thousands of nodes in the cloud and use it to analyze the internet ?

Or do you want to build a small AI laboratory on your own laptop to develop for your Data Science Research ?

Eskimo is made for you in these both cases, and many others.

Eskimo Lightweight

Lightweight in DNA

Most Big Data Processing Platforms on the market today are Behemoths.

Eskimo leverages on gluster, mesos, spark, elasticsearch, logstash, kibana, Zeppelin, etc. - simple and extremely lightweight components that have a broad use cases coverage while simplifying administration, operation and usage compared to a full hadoop stack.

Eskimo Open Platform

Open platform extensible and customizable

Eskimo works out of the box. Yet, Eskimo is not a black box, it's an open platform. One can fine tune and adapt everything exactly as desired: from the docker containers building to the services setup on the platform.

Want to leverage on eskimo to integrate other services such as Apache Storm or Cassandra? Declare your own services and import your own containers.

Eskimo Universal 2

Universal Platform

Eskimo is exhaustively built on top of Docker.

Only mesos agents need to be compiled and adapted to the host linux OS running your cluster nodes.
All the other components - from kafka to zeppelin through spark - run on docker

Eskimo is successfully tested on Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS and Fedora nodes so far ... more are coming.

Eskimo Simplicity

Enterprise-grade requirements

Eskimo is designed for Enterprise deployments, fulfilling enterprise-grade requirements:

- Security from the grounds-up: data and communication encryption, firewall, authentication and authorization on every action, etc.
- DRP compliance / Backup and restore tooling
- High-Availability out of the box
- State of the art Integration abilities
- Very broad range of use-cases and possibilities

Eskimo Cloud Ready

Cloud Friendly

Build your own Big Data Cloud

Eskimo is VM friendly.
You have a bunch of VMs somewhere on Amazon or google cloud ?
Deploy Eskimo and make it a state of the art big data 2.0 cluster, your way, not amazon or google's predefined, fixed and constraining way

Choose your services, define your cluster topology and let eskimo take care of everything