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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…

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…

Why Cheap Learning Is In Your Future

While deep learning racks up the likes among the big data crowd, a potentially bigger phenomenon is the emergence of extremely simple machine learning models that do not require sophisticated technical and mathematical s 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…

ODPi Offers Olive Branch to Apache Software Foundation

The rift between the Open Data Platform Initiative (ODPi) and the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) is on the mend, thanks in part to a peace offering by ODPi, an admission of being indelicate, and a $40,000 check. It may 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…

The Dark Web Gets a Little Brighter, Thanks to Big Data

Illegal drugs. Stolen credit card numbers. Hitmen for hire. These are some of things you can find on the Dark Web, a part of the Internet that's not indexed by traditional search engines and where people browse in comple Read more…

The Role of Bias In Big Data: A Slippery Slope

When most people hear the word “bias” they think of gender or racial discrimination or other situations where preconceptions lead to bad decisions. These kinds of biases and bad decisions are common. Tests have sh Read more…

Kyvos Debuts OLAP for Hadoop

Many technology pros view OLAP as a legacy technology, a holdover from the days of data warehousing that doesn't have a place in today's big data world. But several startups are fighting to change that perception, includ 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…

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