MapR Press Releases

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January 08, 2015

MapR Executives to Keynote at Big Data Everywhere Conferences

Leading industry experts will discuss technical, business and practical aspects of Hadoop and related technologies at upcoming January events MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that its executives will be presenting keynote sessions on Hadoop, Apache Drill and other big data topics at...

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December 17, 2014

MapR Forms Alliance with SAS

New alliance combines powerful analytics with production-ready Hadoop MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced it has formed an alliance with SAS, the leader in business analytics software and services. The two companies are collaborating in the area of business analytics and enterprise-grade...

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December 09, 2014

MapR Technologies Surpasses 700 Customers

Customer expansion exceeds 200% with industry-leading platform for Hadoop MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that in November 2014, the number of companies that have a paid subscription for MapR now exceeds 700. In addition to the increase in number of customers, existing MapR customers...

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December 08, 2014

ESG Labs Report Substantiates Production Deployment Advantages of the MapR Distribution for Apache Hadoop

Confirms reliability, speed, scalability and superior NoSQL database performance MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that leading IT research, analysis and strategy firm, Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG), published an ESG Lab Spotlight that documents the innovative enterprise-grade capabilities...

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December 03, 2014

Cyber Monday Puts MapR Solutions at the Core of Adtech and Data-Driven Holiday Shopping

Innovative advertising and digital media companies choose MapR to make holiday shopping relevant, scalable and unbreakable MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, has quickly established itself as the go-to big data provider for some of the world’s biggest and most innovative advertising and digital media...

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December 03, 2014

MapR Chief Application Architect to Speak at Digital Oilfields Summit

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that Chief Application Architect Ted Dunning will present at the upcoming Digital Oilfields USA Summit held in Houston, TX. Additionally in December, MapR will speak on various Hadoop and big data topics at several regional meet ups. Hadoop is a significant...

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December 02, 2014

MapR CEO John Schroeder to Present at the Barclays 2014 Global Technology Conference

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that CEO John Schroeder will speak at the Barclays 2014 Global Technology conference at 3:30 pm PT on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 in San Francisco, California. An audio webcast of the fireside chat can be accessed live on the MapR website at https://mapr...

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November 19, 2014

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

_Partnership extends Hadoop choices by providing integration, joint _product development, and unified go-to-market strategy Teradata (NYSE: TDC), 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...

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November 06, 2014

MapR Expands Executive Leadership Team with Appointment of Anil Gadre to SVP of Product Management

Noted industry veteran brings deep technology, product, and community experience to enterprise Hadoop leader MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that Anil Gadre has joined the company as senior vice president of product management. Gadre served as a strategic advisor to the company, and...

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October 30, 2014

MapR to Present Hadoop Best Practices and Benchmarks for Data Warehouse, Ad Tech and IoT

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced its November speaking lineup, including TDWI Solution Summit, ad:tech, Lucene/Solr Revolution, and the Internet of Things (IoT) Expo. Highlights Include: TDWI Solution Summit The TDWI Solution Summit is an exclusive, hosted gathering of experienced...

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October 15, 2014

Top-Ranked NoSQL Database Integrated into the MapR Distribution including Hadoop for Unlimited Production Use

MapR-DB with Hadoop powers real-time, data-driven applications MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced at Strata Conference + Hadoop World 2014 that MapR Database is now available for unlimited production use in the freely-downloadable MapR Community Edition. MapR Database was recently recognized...

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October 15, 2014

Survey Reveals MapR Customers Achieve more than 5X Return on Investment

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop® with over 500 paying customers worldwide, today released at Strata Conference + Hadoop World 2014 results of independent, third-party research that indicated a majority of MapR customers experienced payback in less than 12 months and greater than 5X returns on their...

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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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