Bare Metal Servers

Build a bare metal server with your choice of processor(s), hard drive configuration, RAM, port speed, and more.

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Virtual Servers

Select the cores, storage, and RAM you need in your virtual server, and we'll deploy it in 5 to 15 minutes.

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Cloud Storage

Scale your storage infrastructure on demand while controlling your costs with SoftLayer object storage.

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Built to Order

Big data solutions, built from scratch.

Some customers prefer to configure their big data infrastructures from the ground up. If that’s you, you’re in the right place. SoftLayer has the servers and services you need to do just that.

Create a custom big data infrastructure solution at SoftLayer, and your application can leverage the exact amount of performance and scalability you want from our servers and advanced network.



Bare Metal Power

Avoid the performance costs of shared hardware in virtual systems.

Predictability

The predictable performance of bare metal lets you plan ahead to scale as your operations grow.

Higher Scalability

Scale up, out, in, or down on demand, with two to four hour deployment and pay-as-you-go pricing.


Compute

Choose from bare metal or virtual servers, ready to configure with the memory and storage options ideal for your solution. Use bare metal or virtual servers as management servers, storage servers, processing servers, and more.

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Network

Seamlessly integrate or geographically diversify your big data nodes, clusters, or shards around the world.

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Scale

Handle large workloads and data volumes by scaling out on demand. Add new hardware with the latest processors without having to reconfigure your solution. Expand storage capacity as you need it

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Software

Install the software of your choosing. We have options for MongoDB, Riak, and Cloudera Hadoop that can be installed prior to deployment, or you can install your software of choice whenever you like.

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To learn more about building your own big data solution, chat with a member of our sales team.


Start Building

No hard hat needed.

Building a multi-server big data solution is simple. Decide which bare metal servers you want to serve as the foundation of your solution, and configure them with the hard drives and RAM you need. Submit your order, and your servers will be online and ready for you in 2-4 hours. You'll have direct access to install your choice of applications or operating systems with which you'll manage your big data environment.

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