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MapR Announces Free Stream Processing On-Demand Training for Real-time Analytics and IoT Applications

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the Converged Data Platform, announced at Kafka Summit 2016 it is now offering stream processing training via MapR Academy’s free On-Demand Training program. The new training enables Apache Kafka developers to extend their real-time analytics and Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

MapR Converges SQL and JSON with Apache Drill v1.6

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the Converged Data Platform, announced the availability of Apache Drill 1.6 as the unified SQL layer for the MapR Converged Data Platform via tighter integration with MapR-DB.

Converged Data Platforms: Part of a Larger Trend

In this special guest feature, George Demarest, Director of Solutions Marketing at MapR Technologies, traces through the history of computing architectures and concludes that the “converged data center” is the ultimate panacea we’re all looking for in terms of the format, speed, and context needed to drive rapidly evolving applications and analytics.

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.