Big data and analytics

Tools and technologies for architects and developers

Featured downloads

  • Download InfoSphere BigInsights Quick Start Edition

    Try out IBM's big data offering based on the open source Apache Hadoop project -- includes core Hadoop (Hadoop Distributed File System, MapReduce) and several other projects in the Hadoop ecosystem, such as Pig, Hive, HBase, and ZooKeeper.


  • Big data and analytics blog

    Perspectives from IBM thought leaders on the value of applying analytics to big data.

  • Technical library

    Browse and search our technical library of how-to articles and videos.

  • @ibmbigdata

    Listen in on tweets about big data, analytics, Hadoop, and data science.

  • AnalyticsZone

    Free product downloads, trials and demos, extensible visualizations, and other resources for business users.

  • Big data developers meetups

    Join developers, data scientists, and other big data enthusiasts to get a jump start on Hadoop scripting and analytics and the IBM big data platform.


  • Big Data University

    Choose a course track -- big data concepts, real-time analytics, Hadoop essentials, or relational databases -- and get the skills you need. Learn how to simplify your work and maximize your efficiency.

  • Training path: Data Explorer

    Choose between condensed training or comprehensive Data Explorer Administrator training.

  • Training path: IBM PureData System

    Find out more about PureData System for Analytics and for Transactions.

  • Training path: IBM Cognos

    Learn about Cognos BI and Cognos Financial Performance Management products.