Pega Platform™ now supports Apache HBase to release 2.1 and Apache Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) to release 3.0. If you store your enterprise data in HDFS and HBase clusters, you can use Pega Platform to perform read and write operations on the data in an external Apache Hadoop ecosystem.
A Hadoop ecosystem provides a framework for dynamic, real-time processing of high-volume data. With Pega Platform, you can access these large data sets and define them as data sources for your decision strategies and data flows.
The following diagram shows how Pega Platform connects to an external Hadoop ecosystem to read and write the data that is stored in HBase and HDFS clusters:
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