Gruter Tajo achieves Oracle Big Data Appliance Optimized Status


Gruter Tajo Gains 15~50% Performance Increase Running
with Oracle Big Data Appliance

January, 21, 2016 – Gruter today announced it has earned Oracle Big Data Appliance Optimized status through Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), demonstrating that Gruter Tajo 0.11.0 has been tested and tuned on Oracle Big Data Appliance to deliver speed, scalability and reliability to customers.

Gruter Tajo version 0.11.0 is a scalable, cost-efficient SQL-on-Hadoop system for enterprise data warehousing. Optimized for running interactive queries and complex extraction, transformation and loading (ETL) jobs on massive data sets, Tajo brings extensive native SQL support and advanced database query techniques to the big data processing challenge.

Tajo on Oracle Big Data Appliance showed 15~50% performance advantage over a DIY cluster, bringing better data subledger accounting (SLA) for big data analysis. [1]The pre-tuned and optimized Tajo configuration for Oracle Big Data Appliance provides enterprise users with faster and easier deployment option for a big data analysis platform.

“Gruter Tajo is a rising SQL-on-Hadoop technology for easier and faster big data analysis with standard SQL,” said Young-kil Kwon, Gruter CEO. “The powerful combination of Tajo and Oracle Big Data Appliance brings a massively-scalable and cost-efficient alternative for enterprise big data warehousing.”

Oracle Big Data Appliance is an engineered system that delivers comprehensive and secure big data capabilities and is integrated, optimized, and tuned to shorten deployment times and reduce cost and risk.

By achieving Oracle Big Data Appliance Optimized status, Oracle recognizes Gruter for developing, testing and tuning Gruter Tajo 0.11.0 on Oracle Big Data Appliance. This accomplishment is a testament to Gruter’s ability to deliver the extreme performance and reliability customers require.

“Oracle Exastack Optimized recognizes partners who have optimized their solutions on a complete, integrated and cloud-ready infrastructure in order to help them accelerate innovation, unlock new features and functionality, and deliver superior value to users,” said David Hicks, Vice President, Worldwide ISV, OEM and Java Business Development, Oracle. “By achieving Oracle Big Data Appliance Optimized status, Gruter has demonstrated its Gruter Tajo version 0.11.0 is tested and tuned to work with Oracle Big Data Appliance to help deliver optimum performance, scalability, and reliability to their customers.”


About Gruter
Gruter is a Hadoop-based infrastructure company which builds big data platforms and provides technical services for the data-driven enterprise market. Being a major contributor to the Apache Tajo project, an open-source SQL-on-Hadoop big data warehouse system, Gruter provides enterprise Tajo products and professional sevices on cloud and on premises. Gruter is based in Seoul, South Korea and Palo Alto, CA.
Gruter is a Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork. 

About the Oracle Exastack Program
The Oracle Exastack program helps enable Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and other members of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) to rapidly build and deliver faster, more reliable applications. Leveraging the Oracle Exastack program, qualifying OPN members have access to Oracle performance experts and dedicated labs for testing and tuning their applications on Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, Oracle SuperCluster, Oracle Database Appliance and Oracle Big Data Appliance.  Customers can be confident when selecting Oracle Exastack Optimized applications that they are supported, and have been tested and tuned with the goal to achieve optimal performance, scalability and reliability. Also part of the program, Oracle Exastack Ready is dedicated to helping ISVs run their solutions on the latest major release of Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, Oracle SuperCluster, Oracle Database Appliance, Oracle Big Data Appliance and their component products, including Oracle Database, Oracle WebLogic Server, Oracle Solaris, Oracle Linux and Oracle VM. These products provide partners with a low cost and high performance infrastructure for database and application workloads across on-premise and cloud based environments. With an Oracle Exastack Optimized or Oracle Exastack Ready status achievement, partners will receive access to corresponding Oracle branding, logos and related benefits to effectively differentiate their offerings. To find out more, visit 

About Oracle PartnerNetwork
Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle’s partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle’s growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to differentiate through Specializations. Specializations are achieved through competency development, business results, expertise and proven success. To find out more, visit

[1]Gruter Tajo 0.11.0 tested TPC-H benchmark queries (scale factor 10000, about 10TB data set) with Oracle Big Data Appliance X5-2  Starter Rack, 36 cores Intel Xeon E5-2699 v3 processors 2.3 GHz, 216 cores total versus a 7-node cluster of commodity x86 servers with 24 cores, 28GB RAM, 4TB x 12EA disk per each node.