Contributor: Anoop Dawar

MapR Converge Blog author, Anoop Dawar

Anoop Dawar is responsible for worldwide product, solutions and services marketing at MapR. Prior to this role, Anoop was VP of Product Management at MapR leading core data platform as well as the analytics stack. Anoop comes to MapR with over a decade of experience leading product management and development teams at Aerohive (HIVE) and Cisco (CSCO). His scientific approach to marketing problems stems from his deep background in both business & technology as a practitioner and a student. Anoop received a MS in Computer Science from University of Texas at Austin and a MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Blog Posts by Anoop Dawar

October 03, 2018 | By Anoop Dawar

MapR 6.1 Release with MEP 6.0 Is Now Generally Available (GA)

A Major MapR Data Platform Update; Solidifies Position as Industry's Leading Data Platform for AI & Analytics On behalf of everyone who worked tirelessly on the MapR 6.1 release, especially every member of the engineering team, I'm delighted...

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June 06, 2017 | By Anoop Dawar

Introducing MapR XD: Cloud-Scale Data Store

Storage and data management are in the midst of an exciting generational replatforming to leap forward into the digital age. With the exponential growth of data volumes and rigid infrastructures, moving data and integrating analytics with operational...

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March 08, 2016 | By Anoop Dawar

The MapR Data Platform Release – Real time, Reliable, Results

On behalf of the entire MapR community, I’m happy to report that MapR 5.1 is now generally available. For the first time ever, you can deploy a single platform that includes the key pieces of a big data deployment: Hadoop, Spark, Distributed File and...

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June 17, 2015 | By Anoop Dawar

Apache Spark vs. MapReduce – Whiteboard Walkthrough

Editor's Note: In this week's Whiteboard Walkthrough, Anoop Dawar, Senior Product Director at MapR, shows you the basics of Apache Spark and how it is different from MapReduce. Here's video the transcript: Hi – I'm Anoop Dawar. I am...

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February 11, 2015 | By Anoop Dawar

Project Myriad - No Hadoop is an Island

As part of working at MapR, we live and breathe Apache Hadoop. And we use Hadoop to help customers solve difficult business problems that would be intractable otherwise. Last year, about six months after shipping our first version of Hadoop 2.x with YARN...

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October 12, 2014 | By Anoop Dawar

Get Real with Hadoop: True Multi-tenancy

In this blog series, we’re showcasing the top 10 reasons customers are turning to MapR in order to create new insights and optimize their data-driven strategies. Here’s reason #4: MapR provides true multi-tenancy with job isolation, volumes, quotas, data...

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October 06, 2014 | By Anoop Dawar

Get Real with Hadoop: Enterprise-grade Security

To get real with Hadoop, you need a real enterprise-ready platform. Join us as we begin the countdown of the 10 top reasons our customers choose MapR. Security has always been important with enterprise customers, but today it’s non-negotiable. A recent...

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April 11, 2014 | By Anoop Dawar

MapR Distribution for Apache Hadoop updates: Hadoop 2.x, Pig, Hive, Oozie, HBase and others

On the heels of the recent Spark stack inclusion announcement, here is some more fresh powder (For non-skiers, that’s fresh snow on a mountain). MapR Distribution of Apache Hadoop: 4.0.0 Beta The MapR Distribution of Apache Hadoop 4.0.0 Beta with Hadoop...

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February 26, 2014 | By Anoop Dawar

Apache Hadoop Community Releases Hadoop 2.3.0

As many of you may recall, YARN was first released in October 2013 and gathered a lot of buzz in the later part of the year. On February 20th, the community voted to release the next version of YARN with Hadoop 2.3.0. We are delighted at the progress...

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February 12, 2014 | By Anoop Dawar

Get Started with Hadoop in Just Minutes with the New MapR Sandbox

MapR has always been in the business of making Hadoop easier, and we believe we've made another big step forward with the MapR Sandbox for Hadoop. The MapR Sandbox gives developers and administrators the fastest and easiest way to get up to speed...

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February 11, 2014 | By Anoop Dawar

Take Charge of Hadoop 2.x and YARN

It gives me immense pleasure to write this blog on behalf of all of us here at MapR to announce the release of Hadoop 2.x, including YARN, on MapR. Much has been written about Hadoop 2.x and YARN and how it promises to expand Hadoop beyond MapReduce....

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January 23, 2014 | By Anoop Dawar

Ecosystem Certification for HBase, Oozie, HTTPS, Flume, Hive, and Sqoop

As part of our ongoing certification process, MapR has updated the following ecosystem projects: HBase, Oozie, HTTPFS, Flume, Hive and Sqoop. These ecosystem projects are certified with Release 3.1.0. They are available on:

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December 06, 2013 | By Anoop Dawar

Q & A from Navigating Your Hadoop Journey Webinar

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November 19, 2013 | By Anoop Dawar

Keeping the Focus on Hadoop in Production

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October 21, 2013 | By Anoop Dawar

Hadoop 2.0: The Ultimate Foundation for the Next-Generation Data Lake Architecture

There's not a dull moment in the world of Hadoop. The Apache Hadoop community recently announced the GA of Apache Hadoop 2.0 - a clear step forward in Hadoop's journey to become the de-facto platform for the Data Lakes of today and tomorrow. My...

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