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October 14, 2014

MapR Technologies Names Country Manager for Japan Office

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced the appointment of Minoru Yasuda as country manager for Japan. With 30 years of experience in the IT industry, Yasuda will drive the continued growth of sales and building of strategic partnerships in Japan. Prior to joining MapR, Yasuda was president...

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October 13, 2014

MapR Announces Initiative for Integration between Apache Drill and Apache Spark

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 processing advantages...

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October 06, 2014

MapR Technologies Takes the Stage at Strata + Hadoop World with Keynote and Multiple Speaker Sessions

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced it will deliver several presentations, including a keynote, at Strata + Hadoop World in New York. This annual event will bring together big data business decision makers, strategists, architects, developers and analysts to discuss the future of their...

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September 30, 2014

MapR Achieves Highest Score for Current Offering in NoSQL Key-Value Databases Report by Independent Research Firm

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that it was among the select companies that Forrester Research, Inc., invited to participate in its September 2014 report entitled The Forrester Wave™: NoSQL Key-Value Databases, Q3 2014. In this evaluation, MapR was cited as a Leader and achieved the...

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September 25, 2014

MapR Technologies Adds Offices in the Netherlands and Inks Local Partnership

Extends presence to help Dutch organizations benefit from Hadoop-based technologies MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®,, today announced that it has opened its first offices in the Netherlands to extend its presence in the EMEA region. The company also signed a partnership agreement with Anchormen...

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September 24, 2014

MapR Technologies to Keynote and Sponsor Big Data Everywhere Chicago

All-day big data and Apache Hadoop conference brings together industry experts to share the latest information on developments and deployments MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced its lead sponsorship and participation in Big Data Everywhere in Chicago, an all-day Hadoop event aimed at...

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September 16, 2014

MapR Redefines SQL-on-Hadoop with Apache Drill

Distributed ANSI SQL query engine for self-service data exploration and JSON analytics 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...

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September 16, 2014

MapR Extends Lead in Operational Hadoop Capabilities with Latest Release

Apache Drill, Apache Spark, Apache HBase and YARN upgrades available on real-time, production platform including Hadoop September 16, 2014 – MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced the availability of the 4.0.1 version of the MapR Distribution including Hadoop. Providing comprehensive open...

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September 11, 2014

MapR Technologies Appoints Patrik Svanström Vice President, EMEA

Enterprise technology veteran tapped to lead next phase of accelerated growth across region MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced the appointment of Patrik Svanström as vice president, EMEA. Svanström will be responsible for MapR business activities across the region, including sales and...

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September 09, 2014

MapR Performance Benchmark Exceeds 100 Million Data Points Per Second Ingest

Breakthrough results on small cluster opens the door for new IoT applications and real-time data analysis MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced at the Tableau Conference, breakthrough performance results achieved using standard open source software, OpenTSDB, running on the MapR Distribution...

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