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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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LinkedIn Creates Open Source Data Discovery & Lineage Portal

LinkedIn Creates Open Source Data Discovery & Lineage Portal

LinkedIn is, by many measures, one the smartest users of data in the world. The data scientists at the Mountain View, Calif.-based professional networking site take member profiles and analyze the heck out of them.

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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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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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Databricks Opens Its Spark(ly) Gates to All

At the Hadoop World conference in New York City last fall, much of the excitement was around another big data crunching technology —Apache Spark. Full house with people standing during Spark talk. Next year it can be called Spark-World. #hadoopworld #strataconf pic.twitter.com/cBjJ934OYC — Andre Luckow (@drelu) October 17, 2014

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