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May 29, 2014

MapR Technologies Announces Upcoming June Conferences

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache Hadoop, today announced upcoming presentations at Hadoop Summit, HP Discover and the Spark Summit. Highlights include: Hadoop Summit 2014 MapR is a platinum sponsor of Hadoop Summit 2014 and will be exhibiting in Booth # P2. Executives from the company will be speaking on topics...

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May 08, 2014

MapR Webcast to Feature Live Demo of HP Vertica Analytics Platform on MapR

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced a live webcast co-hosted with HP Vertica that will demonstrate the HP Vertica Analytics Platform on MapR on Tuesday, June 3. Subject matter experts from both companies will show how customers can leverage SQL-on-Hadoop. The session will include use...

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May 05, 2014

MapR Reports Record Growth in the First Quarter 2014

Leading platform for Hadoop enables customers to rapidly expand big data deployments and drive growth MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache Hadoop, today announced that first quarter bookings tripled over the prior year. With approximately 90% of its sales from subscription-based product licenses, the software company...

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April 29, 2014

MapR Technologies Announces Presentations on Big Data and Hadoop at Upcoming Big Data Conferences in May

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache Hadoop, today announced it will present sessions in May about Hadoop, data warehouse design, machine learning and big data initiatives at events such as Data Summit, Informatica World, Cisco Live!, Chief Data Officer Summit, LA Machine Learning Meetup and Boulder/Denver Big...

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April 10, 2014

MapR Adds Complete Apache Spark Stack to its Distribution for Hadoop

Joins forces with Databricks to provide 24x7 support for Spark stack, drive roadmap and accelerate innovation on Spark and related projects MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache Hadoop, today announced a strategic partnership with Databricks and the addition of the complete Apache Spark technology stack to the MapR...

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April 02, 2014

MapR Technologies Expands Big Data Search with Elasticsearch

MapR Technologies, Inc., the top-ranked distribution for Apache Hadoop, and Elasticsearch Inc., the popular open source search and analytics solution, today announced the integration of Elasticsearch’s real-time search and analytics capability with the MapR Distribution for Apache Hadoop, enabling customers to search and store tremendous amounts of...

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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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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 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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