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How TransUnion Maximizes Data Science Tools and Talent

You may know TransUnion as one of the credit bureaus that controls the interest rate on your new loan. But in fact the company does much more, and has solutions around fraud detection, collections, and marketing, among o Read more…

MapR Takes Aim at Hadoop Complexity

As Hadoop settles into the enterprise, deployments are getting bigger and more complex. To help its customers stay on top of things, MapR Technologies today unveiled Spyglass, a new operations console that's customizable Read more…

MapR Unveils Spark-Only Distro

Big data practitioners who want to get started quickly with Apache Spark but don't want to mess around with Hadoop may be interested in new software that MapR Technologies announced today. MapR's new Apache Spark Dist Read more…

Streaming Architecture–Why Flow Instead of State?

The way that computing is done is changing dramatically.  Instead of a program with a finite input, we now have programs with infinite streams as inputs. Why does this matter, and why is the change happening now? Thi Read more…

From Hadoop to Zeta: Inside MapR’s Convergence Conversion

If you're a regular Datanami reader, you likely know MapR Technologies as a Hadoop distributor, one of the three "pure play" providers alongside Hortonworks and Cloudera. But with its integrated NoSQL database, a modifie Read more…

MapR Joins Growing List Targeting U.S. Big Data

As federal agencies struggle to upgrade their cloud and overall IT capabilities, a leading analytics vendor is setting up shop inside the Capital Beltway in a bid to boost big data capabilities. MapR Technologies said Read more…

Hadoop’s Second Decade: Where Do We Go From Here?

As we reported last week, the first Hadoop cluster went online at Yahoo 10 years ago. The platform has enjoyed phenomenal, if improbable, growth since then. But where does it go from here? Once again, we tapped the knowl Read more…

Hadoop Market is Neck and Neck, Forrester Says

If you're shopping for a Hadoop distribution on which to hang your big data hat, you have your work cut out for you, according to Forrester Research, which found four strong performers in a market it says is neck and nec Read more…

Making Good Things Happen at Wells Fargo

In conjunction with MapR, Datanami presents Wells Fargo with this month’s “Big Data All Star” award. When Paul Cao joined Wells Fargo several years ago, his timing was perfect. Big Data analytic technology had j Read more…

MapR Introduces Streams to Compete with Kafka

MapR Technologies today unveiled MapR Streams, a new component of its integrated platform designed to move large amounts of data. MapR Streams uses the same publish-and-subscribe technique that underlies Apache Kafka, a Read more…

Making Big Data Work for a Major Oil & Gas Equipment Manufacturer

In conjunction with MapR, Datanami presents NOV with this month’s “Big Data All Star” award. Big data requires a big vision.  This was one of the primary reasons that Warren Sharp was asked to join National Oi Read more…

Part Two: MapR’s Top Execs Sound Off on Hadoop, IoT, and Big Data Use Cases

John Schroeder, CEO and co-founder of MapR Technologies, and newly hired COO and president Matt Mills recently sat down for an interview with Datanami. Here's part two of our chat. To read part one, see www.datanami. Read more…

Health Care Emerges as Hadoop Use Case

Unstructured data is estimated to account for nearly 80 percent of health care information, a hodge-podge of physicians' notes, sensor data from medical devices, lab results, X-ray and MRI images along with clinical and Read more…

MapR Gives Hadoop Distro More NoSQL Smarts

Hadoop and NoSQL databases share some similarities, but the platforms typically live within different levels of the big data spectrum. Now MapR Technologies is working to break those barriers down by adding a major piece Read more…

The NIH Pushes the Boundaries of Health Research with Data Analytics

In conjunction with MapR, Datanami presents the NIH with this month’s "Big Data All Star" award. Few things probably excite a data analyst more than data on a mission, especially when that mission has the potentia Read more…

Keeping an Eye on the Analytic End Game at UnitedHealthcare

In conjunction with MapR, Datanami presents UnitedHealthcare with this month’s "Big Data All Star" award. When Alex Barclay received his Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of California San Diego in 1999, he Read more…

Teradata Supports CDH and HDP with New Hadoop Appliance

Teradata today announced that customers can get its Hadoop Appliance pre-loaded with a distribution from either Cloudera or Hortonworks. The fifth generation of the analytics giant's appliance also features more configur Read more…

MapR Targets Hadoop’s Batch Constraints with 5.0

Hadoop has been largely batch-oriented up to this point, but that's changing as companies figure out how to exploit big data for competitive advantage. One vendor that's looking to accelerate the change is MapR Technolog Read more…

Apache Drill Poised to Crack Tough Data Challenges

It's been three years in the making, and today the Apache Drill project announced that version 1 of the eponymous tool is ready for business. MapR Technologies, which develops Hadoop and NoSQL database software, wasted n Read more…

Hadoop’s Next Big Battle: Apache Versus ODP

  When the Open Data Platform launched in February, it effectively split the Hadoop community down the middle, with Hortonworks, Pivotal, and IBM throwing in with the ODP, and MapR and Cloudera keeping their chip Read more…

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