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HPE Unveils ‘Ezmeral’ Platform for Next-Gen Apps

Hewlett Packard Enterprises today debuted Ezmeral, which is both a new brand as well as a platform for running containerized AI, machine learning, and analytics workloads. HPE says Ezmeral will let customers take their a Read more…

What HPE Sees in MapR Technologies

Hewlett Packard Enterprises surprised the computing world this morning with the announcement that it has acquired the struggling data platform company MapR Technologies. In an interview with Datanami, Patrick Osborne, HP Read more…

HPE Acquires MapR

MapR Technologies, the struggling distributor of a Hadoop-based platform that has been searching for a buyer for the past few months, today was acquired by Hewlett Packard Enterprises. Terms of the deal were not disclose Read more…

Hitting the Reset Button on Hadoop

Hadoop has seen better days. The recent struggles of Cloudera and MapR – the two remaining independent distributors of Hadoop software -- are proof of that. After years of failing to meet expectations, some customers a Read more…

MapR Says It’s Close to Deal to Sell Company

MapR, which recently warned that it may have to lay off more than 120 people after funding fell through following an unexpectedly poor first quarter, has signed a letter of intent to sell the company. The potential inqui Read more…

Cloudera CEO Reilly to Retire After Poor 1Q Results

Following the disclosure of poor financial results, Cloudera yesterday announced that CEO Tom Reilly is leaving the company to retire effective July 31 and will be replaced by chairman Martin Cole, on an interim basis. C Read more…

After Funding Falls Through, MapR Seeks a Buyer to Avoid Shut Down

MapR Technologies, once one of the major distributors of Hadoop software, failed to secure additional outside funding after an extremely poor first quarter and now must take quick action – including possibly selling th Read more…

MapR to Autoscale Spark and Drill Via Prebuilt Kubernetes Containers

MapR Technologies today announced a technology preview of pre-built containers for Kubernetes that will give customers new capabilities for dynamically scaling their containerized Spark and Drill applications based on de Read more…

Kubeflow Emerges for ML Workflow Automation

Many data scientists today find it burdensome to manually execute all of the steps in a machine learning workflow. Moving and transforming data, training models, then promoting them into production – all of it requires Read more…

MapR Targets Cloudera-Hortonworks Customers with ‘Clarity’ Release

MapR Technologies went on the offensive today against its Hadoop rivals Hortonworks and Cloudera with the launch of a "Clarity" release of its MapR Converged Data Platform, as well as a new offer for a free big data asse Read more…

Three Myths of Big Data: Busted

Big data is a scary thing. If you're tasked with moving, storing, or analyzing it, big data can cause all sorts of headaches. But as troublesome as it is, we shouldn't create monsters where none exist. Anil Gadre, the Read more…

MapR Customers Share Big Data Experiences

MapR Technologies welcomed more than 100 people Wednesday to a one-day Convergence event in San Diego, where local companies like Qualcomm and genomic startup LunaDNA shared stories about their big data journeys. Dawn Read more…

MapR Makes Platform More Cloud-Like

MapR Technologies today unveiled a major enhancement to its big data cluster that introduces features commonly found on public cloud platforms, including support for an S3-compatible API, erasure coding, and a data-tieri Read more…

Why Security Pros Need To Think Like Data Gurus

In the information security space, innovation is the name of the game. When your adversary ups her game, you must take steps to improve yours too. But according to security experts, today's cyber threats have grown so so Read more…

Inside MapR’s Support for Kubernetes

MapR today announced that customers can now run and deploy applications on MapR's big data cluster utilizing the Kubernetes containerization technology. In addition to providing data statefulness, it also gives MapR cust Read more…

MapR Takes Aim at DataOps with Platform 6.0

MapR today unveiled a new release of its converged data platform that's aimed at helping companies use emerging DataOps concepts to go from data science insight to positive business result in a speedy, reliable, and secu Read more…

MapR-DB Gets Secondary Indexes to Drive Operational Analytics

The ever-shrinking window of opportunity to act upon fresh data arriving from the world is forcing application developers to get more creative in how they analyze that data. Right there with them is MapR, which today at Read more…

MapR Rebrands Around Converged Data Fabric

MapR Technologies today announced a major rebranding and repositioning of the data storage layer of its converged data platform. MapR-XD, as the data store is now known, provides the mechanism for customers to build a un Read more…

MapR Embraces Microservices in Big Data Platform

The rise of microservices in recent years is one of the general IT trends that's paralleled the emergence of big data technology. This week at the Strata Hadoop World conference, MapR will be talking about how it plans t Read more…

MapR Appoints New CEO, Preps for ‘Hypergrowth’

MapR Technologies today announced that Matt Mills will take over the CEO position for John Schroder, who will remain with the company he founded seven years ago as executive chairman. In a conversation with Datanami, Sch Read more…

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