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MapR Makes More Moves

Talk to Jack Norris, MapR’s newly appointed senior vice president of data and applications, and he’ll insist that MapR is the data platform of the future.  “No one else has what we have for running mission-critical applications” he told CMSWire, referring to MapR’s newly patented Converged Data Platform (CDP), which

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WSJ Hortonworks Headline Makes Heads Explode

WSJ Hortonworks Headline Makes Heads Explode

For about five hours Friday night, the Wall Street Journal made a startling prediction: “Hortonworks to Offer Proprietary Software.”  Those who follow the company, which has been emphatic in its commitment to the open source Apache Way, could hardly believe what they were reading.

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AtScale: We Know the Best Engine for BI on Hadoop

Self-service BI and analytics-for-all aren’t buzzwords anymore.  We have now entered the modern analytics era, Gartner noted in its latest Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence (BI) and Analytics. Here business users are willing to wait three seconds to get results from their BI queries, even if there are huge

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Discussion Point: Who’s in Charge of Integration?

Discussion Point: Who’s in Charge of Integration?

Integration is a word you hear pitched from a variety of IT service providers and product vendors. It’s one of those lofty goals to be achieved through concerted effort, like collaboration, alignment and democracy. And yet you may be left with this question: What is it? You think you have

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Will MapR Streams Help it Leapfrog the Competition?

Yesterday was a big day at MapR’s San Jose, Calif. headquarters as it unveiled what is supposed to be a ground-breaking new product, MapR Streams. Streams is an event-streaming architecture for gathering and analyzing data in real-time.

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MapR Bets Big on Former Oracle Exec Matt Mills

MapR Bets Big on Former Oracle Exec Matt Mills

MapR isn’t just another Hadoop distro provider. “We sell enterprise software,” said John Schroeder, CEO and Chairman of the Board since founding the company in 2009. Schroeder told CMSWire that MapR isn’t even “in the same business” as Hortonworks and Cloudera, MapR’s competitors through the eyes of many.

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What Good Is an In-Hadoop JSON Database? #StrataHadoop

What Good Is an In-Hadoop JSON Database? #StrataHadoop

MapR CMO Jack Norris won’t tell us if an IPO is still in the cards this year for his big data crunching startup. But he had plenty to share about the news his company is making at Strata + Hadoop World, which runs through Thursday at Javits Center in

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