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New MapR Quick Start Solution Accelerates Deep Learning Application Deployments

MapR Technologies, provider of the Converged Data Platform that enables organizations to create intelligent applications that fully integrate analytics with operational processes in real time, announced a new Quick Start Solution (QSS) focusing on deep learning applications. The MapR Distributed Deep Learning QSS is a data science-led product and services offering that enables the training of complex deep learning algorithms (i.e. deep neural networks, convolutional neural networks, recurrent neural networks) at scale.

Cloudy with a Chance of On-prem

In this special guest feature, Jim Scott, Director of Enterprise Strategy and Architecture at MapR, explores different use cases that may be best run in the cloud versus on premises, points out opportunities to optimize cost and operational benefits, and explain how to get the data moved between locations.

MapR Event Recap: It’s All About Digital Transformation

Last week saw two compelling local big data events here in So Cal, both sponsored by MapR. I thought I’d provide a short recap of the events for those who were unable to attend. I was on a panel for the first event, “Digital Transformation in Big Data” and the discussion revolved around MapR’s unique vision for the “3 Keys to Digital Transformation.” For a detailed discussion, these points are well described in a recent blog post.

MapR Expands Big Data Innovations with New MapR Ecosystem Pack

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s Converged Data Platform, announced the next major release of the MapR Ecosystem Pack program, a broad set of open source ecosystem projects that enable big data applications running on the MapR Converged Data Platform while ensuring inter-project compatibility. These latest enhancements also add flexible access and provide new capabilities for streaming applications.

Big Data Events by MapR Coming to So Cal

MapR, the company behind the Converged Data Platform, is hosting two very timely upcoming big data events in Southern California. If you find yourself in Los Angeles, specifically Newport Beach in Orange County, and/or Santa Monica, please consider registering now.

MapR Unveils Support for Event-Driven Microservices on Converged Data Platform

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the Converged Data Platform, announced comprehensive support for microservices that leverage continuous analytics, automated actions, and rapid response to better impact business as it happens.

Interview: Jack Norris, SVP Data and Applications at MapR

I recently caught up with Jack Norris, Senior Vice President of Data and Applications at Mapr, to discuss how microservices in support of a converge data platform can provide a unique set of benefits to customers.

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.