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Will MapR be the Next Big Data IPO?

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by Angela Guess Heather Clancy of Fortune recently wrote, “When Hadoop data management Hortonworks staged its public-market debut in mid-December—easily closing its first day with a billion-dollar market cap—scrutiny of its two biggest rivals, Cloudera and MapR Technologies, intensified. After all, the market for this rather esoteric, yet super-necessary software could reach $50.2 billion by…

NTT Comware Deploys MapR to Power Hadoop-as-a-Service for SmartCloud

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that NTT Comware is using the MapR Distribution including Hadoop to power its new SmartCloud service. Launched earlier this month for customers in Japan, SmartCloud provides Hadoop-as-a-service to leverage its big…

Teradata and MapR Partnership Expands Hadoop Choices within Teradata’s Unified Data Architecture

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Teradata, the big data analytics and marketing applications company, and MapR Technologies, Inc., a provider of Apache™ Hadoop, today announced an expanded partnership that covers technology integration, road map alignment, and a unified go-to-market offering. The two companies are optimizing integration of the…

MapR Partners with MongoDB, Certifies MongoDB Connector for Hadoop with the MapR Distribution

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, announced today a partnership with MongoDB, the next-generation database that helps businesses transform their industries by harnessing the power of data. As part of this agreement, MongoDB has certified its Connector for Hadoop…

MapR Makes NoSQL Database Freely Available

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by Angela Guess Ellis Booker of Information Week reports, “MapR’s API-compatible implementation of Apache HBase, the NoSQL in-Hadoop database, is now available for free download and unlimited production use, MapR Technologies announced Wednesday. ‘The big picture is having the marketplace understand Hadoop can go far beyond batch processes and support high-speed data sources, doing both…

MapR Announces Initiative for Integration between Apache Drill and Apache Spark

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache Hadoop, today announced an initiative to integrate Apache Drill, which provides instant, self-service data exploration across multiple data sources, with Apache Spark, the in-memory processing framework that provides speed, programming ease and real-time…

MapR Redefines SQL-on-Hadoop with Apache Drill

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced the addition of Apache Drill 0.5 to the MapR Distribution including Hadoop. Bringing next-generation ANSI SQL to Hadoop, Apache Drill provides instant, self-service data exploration across multiple data sources including…

DATAVERSITY and SemanticWeb.com Launch Cognitive Computing Forum

DATAVERSITY™ and SemanticWeb.com have announced the first Cognitive Computing Forum in San Jose, California, on August 20-21, 2014. This two-day conference was developed to help attendees understand the new world of Cognitive Analytics, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Reasoning and next generation Artificial Intelligence. Visit www.cognitivecomputingforum.com to view speakers, the agenda, registration options, and to learn more about this…

Big Data Companies to Watch

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by Angela Guess Katherine Noyes of Fortune recently wrote, “It’s hard enough staying on top of the latest developments in the technology industry. That’s doubly true in the fast-growing area known as big data, with new companies, products and services popping up practically every day. There are scores of promising big data companies, but Fortune sought to cut through the…