This IBM® Redpaper™ provides a reference architecture, based on Apache Hadoop, to help businesses gain control over their data, meet tight service level agreements (SLAs) around their data applications, and turn data-driven insight into effective action. Big Data Networked Storage Solution for Hadoop delivers the capabilities for ingesting, storing, and managing large data sets with high reliability. IBM InfoSphere® Big Insights™ provides an innovative analytics platform that processes and analyzes all types of data to turn large complex data into insight. IBM InfoSphere BigInsights brings the power of Hadoop to the enterprise. With built-in analytics, extensive integration capabilities, and the reliability, security and support that you require, IBM can help put your big data to work for you. This IBM Redpaper publication provides basic guidelines and best practices for how to size and configure Big Data Networked Storage Solution for Hadoop.