Customers using StackIQ Cluster Manager for Big Data come from diverse industries, including financial services, communications and healthcare. Typically, our customers face challenges in scaling production clusters in a heterogeneous environment. StackIQ Cluster Manager helps them overcome these challenges by automating the deployment and management of their Big Infrastructure. It provides heterogeneous hardware support, bare metal OS provisioning, programmatic disk and network management, and tight integration with native Hadoop management systems, including Cloudera, Hortonworks, and MapR.

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  • Complete lifecycle management of the entire cluster — hardware, operating system, network, Hadoop and NoSQL software
  • Supports popular Hadoop and NoSQL distributions, including Cloudera, Hortonworks, IBM BigInsights, and MapR
  • Flexible, automated system configuration for all commodity hardware
  • Script-free configuration and deployment
  • Peer-to-peer Avalanche installer
  • Disk and network management
  • Extensibility via the “Rolls” framework
  • Integration of Ganglia and Hadoop metrics


  • StackIQ Cluster Manager
  • StackIQ Hadoop Manager
  • Apache Hadoop™
  • CentOS Linux or Red Hat Enterprise Linux


Reduced time to production — Choose the software you want, set key parameters, then sit back and let the parallel Avalanche installer build your Hadoop cluster right from bare metal. There is no faster way to go from pallet to production.

Ease of operation — StackIQ Cluster Manager for Big Data provides all the tools you need to keep the cluster healthy and operating efficiently. Competing products do not integrate Hadoop management and cluster configuration and deployment. StackIQ Cluster Manager handles your complete cluster environment from a single pane of glass, providing our users greater uptime, efficiency, and performance.

Extensibility — Modular architecture lets you customize your cluster to suit your particular needs. Our platform allows for the management of any application in your Big Data environment through the Open Source Rocks framework. A wide variety of software components are readily available, or you can build your own.

Reduced time to scale — When it’s time to scale out your cluster, StackIQ Cluster Manager makes it easy. Since the deployment and management engines were designed for scale, expanding your cluster or creating new ones at other locations is straightforward. No scripts to edit. No configuration guesswork.

Cloudera Hortonworks MapR

Download now and see for yourself how StackIQ Cluster Manager can help solving your Big Data challenges