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MapR Debuts New Data Science-Led Quick Start Solution Focused on Risk Management for Financial Services

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the Converged Data Platform, announced the immediate availability of the MapR Risk Management Quick Start Solution for Financial Services powered by the MapR Converged Data Platform.

Interview: Jack Norris, SVP Data and Applications at MapR

While at Hadoop Summit 2016, I had the opportunity to catch up with Jack Norris, Senior Vice President of Data and Applications at Mapr, to discuss all the progress the company has made in the past year.

MapR Announces Spyglass Initiative to Extend Visibility into Converged Data Operations

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the Converged Data Platform, announced the Spyglass Initiative — a comprehensive, open, and extensible approach for increasing user and administrator productivity.

MapR Redefines Big Data Landscape with Dedicated Enterprise-Grade Spark Distribution

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s converged data platform, announced a new enterprise-grade Apache Spark distribution. This new distribution includes the complete Spark stack engineered to support advanced analytic applications, along with patented innovations in the MapR Platform, plus key open source projects that complement Spark.

MapR Ships Eighth Release of Complete Apache Spark Stack on MapR Converged Data Platform

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the Converged Data Platform, announced the immediate availability of Apache Spark 1.6.1 on the MapR Converged Data Platform making it the eighth release of the full Spark stack available to MapR customers.

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.