EMC is now offering a free community edition of the EMC Greenplum Database, along with analytic algorithms and data mining tools.
Free downloads of the EMC Greenplum Community Edition are available at community.greenplum.com. However, EMC notes that the community edition "is intended for experimentation, development and research purposes only. Current Single-Node Edition users can deploy the new Community Edition in their single-node production environments.
The new community edition, which is based on technology EMC acquired from Greenplum and the EMC Greenplum Data Computing Appliance, "removes the cost barrier to entry for big data power tools empowering large numbers of developers, data scientists and other data professionals," EMC said in a press release.
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EMC Offers Free Community Version of 'Big Data' Analytics Tools