Apache Drill is an open source, low latency SQL query engine for Hadoop and NoSQL. Drill provides self-service data exploration on Hadoop without depending on centralized schemas. It is a powerful tool for business analysts to explore big data instantly without any IT intervention and combine different data-types/sources including flat files, JSON and HBase tables in real-time. The MapR Sandbox with Apache Drill provides you a quick introduction to the Drill software within a Hadoop virtual environment. You can learn more about Apache Drill here.
For detailed instructions about installing and using Drill on a sample dataset, please refer to our tutorials.
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The MapR Sandbox with Drill runs on VMware Player and VirtualBox, free desktop applications that you can use to run a virtual machine on a Windows, Mac, or Linux PC. Before you install the MapR Sandbox with Drill, verify that the host system meets the following prerequisites
After downloading the sandbox from the above link, please refer to our documentation for detailed instructions on installing and using the Sandbox.