MapR Press Releases

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March 25, 2014

MapR Technologies’ Executives to Speak about Big Data, HBase and Hadoop at Upcoming April Conferences

MapR Technologies, Inc., the top-ranked distribution for Apache Hadoop, today announced it will present sessions about Big Data, HBase and Hadoop at upcoming events in April including: Big Data TechCon, Gartner Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit, and Apache Con. Highlights include: Big Data TechCon When: Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 8:30 AM...

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March 18, 2014

MapR Technologies Expands Asia Pacific Presence, Opens New Office in Australia

MapR Technologies, Inc., the top-ranked distribution for Apache Hadoop, today announced the expansion of its Asia Pacific presence with the opening of an Australian office in Melbourne. Following the recent appointment of Justin Bock as Australia and New Zealand country manager, MapR is expanding its capabilities to support the growing demand by Australian...

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March 11, 2014

Rocket Internet Selects MapR for Hadoop-based Marketing Analyses Platform

Analytics engine gains performance and scalability boost while enabling both flexible cloud and on-premise deployment options MapR Technologies, Inc., the top-ranked distribution for Apache Hadoop, today announced that Rocket Internet, the world's largest Internet incubator, has switched to the MapR Distribution for Hadoop to build a powerful user...

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February 27, 2014

MapR Achieves Highest Ranking for Current Offering in Big Data Hadoop Solutions Report by Independent Research Firm

MapR Technologies, Inc., the leader in Apache™ Hadoop® technology for big data deployments, today announced that it was among the select companies that Forrester Research, Inc., invited to participate in its February 2014 report entitled The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Hadoop Solutions, Q1 2014. In this evaluation, MapR was cited as a Leader and achieved...

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February 25, 2014

MapR Technologies Welcomes Australia and New Zealand Country Manager to Extend Reach in Asia Pacific

MapR Technologies, Inc., the leader in Apache™ Hadoop® technology for big data deployments, today announced the appointment of Justin Bock as Australia and New Zealand country manager. Justin’s key responsibility is to drive sales and strategic partnerships in the region, further extending the reach of MapR in the Asia Pacific marketplace. “Justin...

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February 18, 2014

MapR Technologies Expands Presence in Asia Pacific with Opening of New Office in Korea

Forms partnership agreement with IT service provider LG CNS MapR Technologies, Inc., the leader in Apache™ Hadoop® technology for big data deployments, today announced the expansion of its Asia Pac presence with the opening of an office in Korea located in Seoul. The company also appointed Daniel Kim to country manager to support the expansion of the...

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February 11, 2014

MapR Technologies Introduces Free Sandbox for Hadoop, Giving Developers the Fastest On-Ramp to Hadoop

New offering helps organizations close the Hadoop skills gap; more users can now quickly learn how to develop and administer Hadoop applications MapR Technologies, Inc., the leader in Apache™ Hadoop® technology for Big Data deployments, today announced at the O’Reilly Strata Conference: Making Data Work, the availability of the MapR Sandbox for Hadoop...

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February 11, 2014

MapR Technologies Announces Latest Release including Apache Hadoop 2.0 with YARN

MapR delivers latest community innovations on proven enterprise-grade platform MapR Technologies, Inc., the leader in Apache™ Hadoop® technology for Big Data deployments, today announced at the O’Reilly Strata Conference: Making Data Work, the latest MapR Distribution including Hadoop 2.2 with YARN. YARN delivers next-generation resource management...

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February 11, 2014

MapR Technologies Announces HP Vertica Analytics Platform on MapR

Optimized, interactive SQL-on-Hadoop solution provides organizations fast value from Big Data analytics MapR Technologies, Inc. the leader in Apache™ Hadoop® technology for Big Data deployments, today announced the early access release of the new HP Vertica Analytics Platform on MapR at the O’Reilly Strata Conference: Making Data Work. This high-performance...

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January 29, 2014

MapR Technologies Wins Cloud Award

Recognized in the “Most Innovative Use of Big Data” category MapR Technologies, Inc., the leader in Hadoop technology for Big Data deployments, is a winner in the Most Innovative Use of Big Data category of the 2013-2014 Cloud Awards program. Identifying and celebrating excellence in the field of cloud computing, the Cloud Awards program encourages...

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