Big data analytics is network intensive because it runs on a cluster of nodes. Due to the high volumes of data exchanged between nodes in the IBM® BigInsights® cluster, network isolation is vital for the following reasons:
Isolating the cluster network also gives administrators greater flexibility in enforcing the cluster access.
This IBM® Redbooks® Analytics Support web doc serves as a guide for system implementers who are creating a secure zone for an IBM BigInsights cluster by providing an example of current industry practices. This document applies to IBM BigInsights Version 4.2 and later.
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