Contributor: Bruce Penn

MapR Converge Blog author, Bruce Penn

Bruce has over 20 years of Information Technology experience that includes Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Enterprise Architecture, Systems Design, Project Management and Application Programming. Prior to MapR, Bruce spent 8.5 years at Oracle and was instrumental in helping grow the Oracle Exadata Database Machine business through extensive collaboration with several large enterprise customers. Bruce was the first Solution Architect to join MapR’s Sales Engineering team and was solely focused on the MapR Distribution for Hadoop and associated Apache Hadoop ecosystem technologies.

Blog Posts by Bruce Penn

November 11, 2015 | By Bruce Penn

MapR NFS vs. HDFS NFS – What would you use? – Whiteboard Walkthrough

In this week's Whiteboard Walkthrough, Bruce Penn, Sales Engineer at MapR, explains how NFS access works on MapR-FS (Now known as MapR XD) vs. HDFS, and helps you decide what you would use in production. Here's the unedited transcription: Hello...

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October 11, 2014 | By Bruce Penn

Get Real with Hadoop: Complete Data Protection and Disaster Recovery

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 #5: MapR provides complete data protection and disaster recovery with real...

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August 11, 2014 | By Bruce Penn

Comparing MapR XD (formerly MapR-FS) and HDFS NFS and Snapshots

A core-differentiating component of the MapR Distribution including Apache™ Hadoop® is the MapR Distributed File and Object Store, also known as MapR XD. MapR XD was architected from its very inception to enable truly enterprise-grade Hadoop by providing...

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