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MapR Partners Launch Free Test Drives in Collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the converged data platform that integrates the power of Hadoop and Spark with global event streaming, real-time database capabilities, and enterprise storage, announced that several MapR partners have integrated technologies with the MapR data platform and made them freely available for education, demonstration, and evaluation purposes via Amazon Web Services (AWS) Test Drive for Big Data.

MapR CEO Reveals 5 Big Data Predictions for 2016

How data is stored, analyzed and processed is transforming businesses. According to MapR Technologies’ CEO and Cofounder John Schroeder, the industry is in the midst of the biggest change in enterprise computing in decades.

Valence Health® Dramatically Improves Data Ingestion Performance and Scalability with MapR

MapR Technologies, Inc. announced that Valence Health, a leading provider of clinical integration, population health, and value-based care solutions and services, chose the MapR Converged Data Platform to build a data lake that will serve as the main repository for the company’s most valuable data assets.

Spark 101: MapR Free On-Demand Training Now Includes Apache Spark

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache™ Hadoop® that integrates web-scale enterprise storage and real-time database capabilities, announced the availability of the first free Apache Spark course as part of a new series in its Hadoop On-Demand Training program.

MapR Ships Apache Drill 1.2 in its Distribution

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop® that integrates web-scale enterprise storage and real-time database capabilities, today announced the availability of Apache Drill 1.2 in its Distribution as well as a new Data Exploration Quick Start Solution.

Razorsight Launches New Cloud-Based Predictive Analytics Solution on MapR with Apache Spark

Razorsight, a provider of cloud-based predictive analytics solutions, is using the MapR Distribution including Hadoop, along with Apache Spark, to take advantage of big data storage and compute. Razorsight evolved its technology stack with Hadoop from MapR to scale cost effectively and to generate valuable insights using data science and predictive analytics for communications service providers.

MapR Introduces In-Hadoop Document Database

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache™ Hadoop® that integrates web-scale enterprise storage and real-time database capabilities, today announced at Strata + Hadoop World the addition of native JSON support to MapR-DB, the NoSQL database.

Hadoop 101: Rethinking SQL for Big Data with Apache Drill

“Apache Drill coupled with the proper NoSQL data store opens up the opportunity for a single data source to be used for both transactional and analytical processing. There is no need to export or transform the data it into an application-specific or even a star schema format in order to load into a data warehouse. Time saved by not having to create software to serialize and deserialize the data into the data structures for any given language, coupled with simplified software testing and less code to maintain, add up to a BIG savings for any business.”

Hadoop 101: Learning the Core Elements of Hadoop

A background in Hadoop can serve as a valuable differentiator for professionals interested in building new areas of expertise in managing and analyzing data. To address this need, MapR launched earlier this year a free, comprehensive On-Demand Training program that can lead to becoming a certified Hadoop professional.

Altitude Digital Selects MapR as its Big Data Platform for Real-Time Video Advertising Solutions

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, announced that Altitude Digital, one of the fastest growing video advertising marketplaces, chose MapR as the big data platform to run its business.