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TMCNet:  Exar Highlights Enhanced Hadoop Performance Using Hardware Acceleration At Server Design Summit

[December 13, 2012]

Exar Highlights Enhanced Hadoop Performance Using Hardware Acceleration At Server Design Summit

FREMONT, Calif., Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Exar Corporation (Nasdaq: EXAR) a leading supplier of high performance analog mixed-signal components and data management solutions today made available the "Maximizing Hadoop Performance with Hardware Compression" presentation on the Exar website. Robert Reiner, Exar's director of marketing for the Data Compression and Security products presented the information at the Server Design Summit 2012 in Santa Clara, California.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120716/SF41155LOGO) Delivered as part of the Accelerating Application Performance session, the Exar presentation reviewed the challenges associated with "Big Data", Hadoop's role in addressing Big Data challenges, and how hardware-based compression increases Hadoop performance.

"Hadoop clusters can experience severe I/O bottlenecks in both networking and disk accesses, which restricts the data flow and impacts performance," said Robert Reiner, director of marketing, Data Compression and Security products, Exar. "Exar's hardware accelerated compression technology significantly reduces I/O bottlenecks, maximizes Hadoop cluster performance, lowers CPU utilization and energy consumption, and optimizes cluster efficiency." For more information regarding Exar's hardware accelerated compression and security solutions visit the company's storage optimization webpage.

About ExarExar Corporation designs, develops and markets high performance, analog mixed-signal integrated circuits and advanced sub-system solutions for data communication, networking, storage, consumer, and industrial applications. Exar's product portfolio includes power management and connectivity components, communications products, and network security and storage optimization solutions. Exar has locations worldwide providing real-time customer support. For more information about Exar, visit http://www.exar.com.

SOURCE Exar Corporation

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