This document provides an overview of what an enterprise data platform is, along with benefits and typical use cases. It provides a description of Cloudera Data Platform, including the component clusters of CDP Private Cloud Base and CDP Private Cloud Experiences. It also discusses the journey to CDP, including:
- Upgrades and migrations to CDP Private Cloud Base
- The relation of CDP Private Cloud Base as a foundation for CDP Private Cloud
For infrastructure guidance, Dell Technologies provides a validated reference architecture, which is designed for high availability, that includes:
- The software infrastructure and cluster architecture
- The Dell EMC PowerEdge server configurations
- The Dell EMC PowerSwitch networking architecture and configurations
When CDP Private Cloud Base is being used with CDP Private Cloud Experiences to form CDP Private Cloud, this document should be used with the Cloudera CDP Private Cloud Experiences documentation on the Cloudera documentation website.
Dell Technologies and Cloudera have been collaborating for over seven years to provide customers with guidance on optimal hardware to streamline the design, planning, and configuration of their Cloudera deployments. This document is based on the collective experience of both companies in deploying and running enterprise production environments.