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AMEX Adopts Machine Learning to Crunch More Data

Machine learning continues to make inroads in the financial services sector and other large enterprises as businesses seek to leverage the technology to get a better handle on customer data and preferences. A user and Read more…

MapR Delivers Bi-Directional Replication with Distro Refresh

A new release of the MapR Distribution including Hadoop unveiled today will enable companies to perform real-time, bi-directional data replication between Hadoop clusters that are thousands of miles apart. The new table Read more…

Project Myriad Brings Hadoop Closer to Mesos

One of the challenges of running Hadoop is resource management. The process of spinning up and managing hundreds, if not tens of thousands, of server nodes in a Hadoop cluster—and spinning them down and moving them, et Read more…

Creating Flexible Big Data Solutions for Drug Discovery

In conjunction with MapR, Datanami presents the Novartis Institute with this month’s "Big Data All Star" award. He didn’t know it at the time, but when high school student David Tester acquired his first “comput Read more…

MapR Claims Momentum as Hadoop Subs Grow

MapR Technologies said this week that paid subscriptions to its distribution of Apache Hadoop exceeded 700 in November while existing customers increased current subscriptions at an expansion rate of more than 200 percen Read more…

How comScore Uses Hadoop and MapR to Build its Business

In conjunction with MapR, Datanami presents comScore with this month’s "Big Data All Star" award. When comScore was founded in 1999, Mike Brown, the company’s first engineer, was immediately immersed in the world Read more…

Leveraging Big Data to Economically Fuel Growth

In conjunction with MapR, Datanami presents TransUnion with this month’s "Big Data All Star" award. Kevin McClowry has been working with Big Data even before the term hit the mainstream. And these days, McClowry, cu Read more…

Trevor Mason and Big Data: Doing What Comes Naturally

In conjunction with MapR, Datanami presents IRI with this month’s "Big Data All Star" award. For Trevor Mason, working with Big Data just came naturally. Mason is the vice president for Technology Research at IRI Read more…

Comcast Develops Advanced Advertising Platform to Handle Real Time Big Data

In conjunction with MapR, Datanami presents Comcast with this month’s "Big Data All Star" award. Comcast is working with national, regional and local advertisers to use data in meaningful and privacy-compliant ways Read more…

MapR Reports Accelerated OpenTSDB Performance

Eyeing new Internet of Things (IoT) applications, MapR Technologies said its open-source distribution of Apache Hadoop "ingested" more than 100 million data points per second. The performance benchmark for the MapR di Read more…

Big Data Gets Green Light for Traffic Management

Traffic management in the United States often focuses on maximizing limited capacity. For example, a truck breaks down in the center lane during the morning rush hour. For the drivers behind the broken down truck, traffi Read more…

Coping with Big Data at Experian – “Don’t Wait, Don’t Stop”

In conjunction with MapR, Datanami presents Experian with this month’s "Big Data All Star" award. Experian is no stranger to Big Data. The company can trace its origins back to 1803 when a group of London merchants Read more…

Hadoop Sharks Smell Blood; Take Aim at Status Quo

There may be blood is in the water as major Hadoop sharks, Cloudera and MapR, roll out new campaigns and messaging aiming directly at the turf of the traditional database management systems. Does their hype match up with reality? Not everyone thinks so. Read more…

Hadoop Distros Orbit Around Solr

With recent announcements, the open source search tool, Solr has become a notable focus of at least two Hadoop distro vendors. MapR and Cloudera have recently made announcements addressing the need for easier access to the data across the organization using search using the popular Apache Solr as a foundation. Read more…

MapR Revs HBase with M7; Plots Search Integration

This week, MapR Technologies announced that their HBase-infused M7 is now being pressed into production, and dispensed details of their integration of search technology with partner, LucidWorks - a project that is currently in beta. Read more…

MapR Turns to Ubuntu in Bid to Increase Footprint

Last week, MapR and Canonical announced a partnership to make the MapR M3 free community edition of Hadoop available to Ubuntu Linux OS. As part of MapR’s drive to increase its footprint, the company has announced that it is turning to GitHub to release the source code for the free package. Read more…

Apache Hadoop 2.0.3-Alpha Released With Future Outlook

The next generation of the Apache Hadoop open-source software framework has been given an alpha release and set free in the wild, delivering the next major milestone for the Apache Hadoop community. Read more…

MapR Charts Hadoop’s Path to Europe

Cloudera moving offices into Europe and Hortonworks co-hosting the first European Hadoop Summit in March marks a recent uptick in interest for Hadoop in Europe. Not to be outdone, fellow distro vendor MapR bolstered their efforts to move into the European market. Read more…

Hortonworks Dishes on Distro Differences

We sat down for a detailed deep dive with Hadoop distro vendor Hortonworks' Chief Product Officer to talk about everything from the addition of real-time aspects for Hadoop from other companies, Hortonworks' own technological and business differentiators--and some clear scoop on just important the changes in.... Read more…

Visualizing Big Data’s Key Partner

Visualization is vital to managing big data. The proper charts, graphs, and other representations of large datasets can let business users see trends they would not know existed otherwise. And after having a busy week at Hadoop World, Tableau appears to be on the forefront of the big data visualization market. Read more…

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