New analytical insights are the fuel for future business growth and ideation of new business opportunities. Whether you’re a line of business manager, IT man- ager or analytics leader, self-service analytics is a key business initiative. The data driving these new analytics is increasingly semi-structured in nature, such as JSON and different types of files, typically stored in Hadoop and NoSQL systems.
The MapR Data Exploration Quick Start Solution enables business analysts and data analysts to conduct analyses on larger and more diverse sets of data faster and formulate new hypothesis quicker than before. IT organizations can fulfill their promise of delivering analyses to business users faster and more efficiently.
The Data Exploration Quick Start Solution provides the following critical capabilities that organizations require:
The Data Exploration Quick Start Solution includes a solution template built on the MapR Distribution including ApacheTM Hadoop® and leverages Apache Drill to enable organizations to realize faster time-to-value with their Data Exploration projects.
The Data Exploration Quick Start Solution includes a combination of software, professional services and training.
Software: Six nodes of any edition of the MapR Distribution including Apache Hadoop. Support for one year is included, which includes support for Apache Drill and Apache Spark.
Quick Start Services. The primary goal of the Quick Start services engagement is to jump-start a data exploration solution through the use of pre-built tem- plates. The services component of the Data Exploration Quick Start Solution is a five-week engagement that comes with the following deliverables:
Hadoop Certification. The Data Exploration Quick Start Solution includes Hadoop certification exam for three professionals. After completing requisite Hadoop On-Demand Training, you can become a certified Hadoop professional and put your new skills into action right away. The certification exams enable you to become a certified Hadoop professional and establish yourself as an accredited big data specialist within your organization.
The certification exams offered are for becoming a:
Business and data analysts can query any dataset without waiting for data modeling and schema development.
Efficiency and governance
IT can avoid unnecessary ETL cycles and schema maintenance, and still ensure governance.
Leverage existing investments
Organizations can use their existing SQL talent base and profit from their current investments in BI and visualization tools.
Software, services and training delivered in a 5-week engagement enables self-service data exploration on semi-structured data.
Covers the complete data pipeline from data ingestion to processing, aggregation, and querying.
Schema Discovery on the Fly
Apache Drill is unique in its ability to discover schemas on the fly. It can utilize a centralized repository such as the Hive metastore or self- describing data.
Drill offers out-of-the-box connectivity with all ANSI SQL- compliant query builder and visualization tools such as Tableau, Qlik, Tibco Spotfire and others using standard ODBC and JDBC drivers.
Apache Drill can scale up to terabytes or petabytes of data, 1000’s of users, and 1000’s of nodes.
Apache Drill supports various authentication mechanisms, row/ column level controls and has a decentralized security model.
MapR provides the industry’s only big data platform that combines the process- ing power of the top-ranked Hadoop with web-scale enterprise storage and real-time database capabilities, enabling customers to harness the enormous power of their data. Organizations with the most demanding production needs, including sub-second response for fraud prevention, secure and highly available data-driven insights for better healthcare, petabyte analysis for threat detection, and integrated operational and analytic processing for improved customer expe- riences, run on MapR. A majority of customers achieve payback in fewer than 12 months and realize greater than 5X ROI. MapR ensures customer success through world-class professional services and with free on-demand training that 40,000 developers, data analysts and administrators have used to close the big data skills gap. Amazon, Cisco, Google, HP, SAP, and Teradata are part of the worldwide MapR partner ecosystem. Investors include Google Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, NEA, Qualcomm Ventures and Redpoint Ventures. Connect with MapR on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.