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The power of Hadoop with the simplicity of cloud

Big data applications help you make sense of your data and discover critical insights that drive business optimizations. But with large volumes of data, a shortage of expertise, and large upfront investments, your project costs can quickly spiral out of control.

With Cloud Big Data, you can quickly provision a robust environment powered by Apache™ Hadoop® that's sized to fit your high-volume data processing needs and your budget. And because it's built on Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP), you get enterprise-grade quality and 100% open technology.

If you need the performance of bare-metal servers, try our newly launched OnMetal for Cloud Big Data—for both Apache Spark™ and Hadoop—offering you a fully managed bare-metal platform for in-memory processing. Get a free trial of OnMetal for Cloud Big Data by visiting BareMetalBigData.com.

We also offer a completely dedicated HDP environment, optimized and managed by us: our Managed Big Data offering.

Starting at $0.34/hr

No upfront costs

Get started quickly

Get started quickly

Focus on developing your application and leave the management details to us. Spin up an HDP cluster today with no upfront cost or risk.

Predictable pricing

Predictable pricing

Cloud Big Data offers simple pay-per-hour pricing for a wide variety of workloads without any hidden costs or long term contracts.

Rich partner ecosystem

Rich partner ecosystem

Cloud Big Data is based on an industry leading Apache Hadoop distribution and integrates with a mature ecosystem of partners and tools.

Managed by database specialists. With managed cloud, our experts can run your cloud ops for you, or be there whenever you need help—you choose the level of service you want. Either way, you get 24x7x365 access to engineers who can help you achieve the highest performance, security, cost efficiency, and scalability for your workloads.

Cloud Files integration

Easily read and write directly to Cloud Files from your Hadoop cluster, so you can avoid moving data when your processing environment is not persistent.

Elastic infrastructure

Rapidly provision and scale HDP clusters on high-performance, purpose-built hardware using our easy-to-use control panel or simple API.

Hadoop expertise

We help you with design, patching, data ingestion, and cluster management—so you can focus on your queries.

Simple pricing

Pricing is based on node hours, with no hidden fees or upfront investments.


Outgoing bandwidth is aggregated at the account level across all US regions. Per GB charges are lower for higher usage rates, and all incoming bandwidth and communication across private networks is included free of charge.

Storage Hosting vCPU RAM Gateway nodes Name nodes Network throughput
1.25TB Multi-tenant 2 7.5GB 1 2 up to 1.25Gbps $0.34 $248.20
2.5TB Multi-tenant 4 15GB 1 2 up to 2.5Gbps $0.68 $496.40
5TB Multi-tenant 8 30GB 1 2 up to 5Gbps $1.36 $992.80
10TB Single-tenant 16 60GB 1 2 up to 10Gbps $2.72 $1,985.60
On Metal 3.2TB Single-tenant 40 128GB 1 2 Bonded 10G Network $2.95 $2,153.50

Every cluster includes one gateway node and name node, and HDP 2.1 clusters include a secondary name node for redundancy. We tune the default replication factor for Hadoop based on the number of nodes provisioned at cluster creation time. Read more about the usable storage for your Hadoop cluster.

Additional pricing details

Bandwidth pricing

We apply tiered pricing based on your aggregated outgoing bandwidth at the account level (across all US regions), including Cloud Servers, Cloud Files, Cloud Load Balancers, and Cloud Big Data, so you pay less for higher usage.

Outgoing —Outgoing bandwidth usage for Cloud Servers, Cloud Files, Cloud Load Balancers, and Cloud Big Data is aggregated per account across all US regions. Tiered pricing applies to your total usage, so you pay less per GB the more you use.

Usage Price/GB
First 10TB $0.12
Next 40TB $0.10
Next 150TB $0.08
Next 300TB $0.07
Next 524TB $0.06

* These products are billed monthly.

Incoming & internal —No charge for incoming bandwidth, or for bandwidth within private networks (ServiceNet and Cloud Networks).

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