Teradata Aster is an analytic platform that embeds MapReduce analytic processing with data stores.

  • Embedded MapReduce analytic processing and unique SQL-MapReduce® framework
  • Massively parallel data store for multistructured data
  • Intuitive tools and SQL-MapReduce libraries for rapid analytic development

Also, be sure to read The Data Blog, where the visionaries at Teradata Aster share their on big data and advanced analytics. For community support, please visit the Aster forum.

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Aster Development Environment

This package contains the Aster Development Environment download packages and documentation.

Aster Express

Aster Express for VMware Player download packages.  These are the virtual images required to create an Aster cluster consisting of a Queen node and a Worker node on your PC.

 

Step 1

Hardware and Software Requirements Check

 
4 GB memory | 20 GB free disk space | CPU should be 64 bit support capable
Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista or Windows 7
VMware Player: Download and install the latest (free) version of the VMware Player
7-Zip: Extract (or uncompress) the Aster Express package using 7-Zip, available from: http://www.7-zip.org/
Download Manager (in case of slow Internet connection)
 

Step 2

Download the Aster Express Software

 

Due to the large file size (2 GB) please allow some time for the download to be successfully completed. Download speeds vary based on your network infrastructure.

Aster Connector for Informatica

Download the Aster Connector for Informatica 9.5. Additional information can be found in the README file.

Aster Lens

This package contains the Aster Lens Installer which allows the user to install the the Aster Lens product.  Aster Lens is a web-based application for viewing visualizations created by Teradata Aster’s SQL-MR visualization functions.
 

Aster Client Tools

This package contains the Aster client tools.

The nPath Forward - Using Aster nPath to Uncover Customer Patterns

When you give your customers what they want based on data they have been sending you, you stand a chance of retaining that user as a customer.

The Aster Discovery Process

Big Data is a challenge today for most companies. Aster’s Big Data Discovery platform, with its library of SQL-MapReduce functions, enables your business analysts and data scientist to easily uncover new insights and business opportunities.

Aster Analytics 5.11 Update

Get introduced to the new and enhanced analytic functions in the Aster Analytics 5.11 library.

Introduction to Teradata Aster Discovery Platform

The Teradata® Aster® Discovery Platform is the industry’s first next-generation, integrated discovery platform that provides powerful insights from big data.

Teradata Aster Discovery Platform Technology Overview

The growing importance of leveraging new sources of data and new types of analysis has led to the emergence of new technologies that can process non-relational data and perform deep analysis on that data.

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