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Bruce Penn
Principal Solution Architect, MapR

Bruce has over 20 years of Information Technology experience that includes Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Enterprise Architecture, Systems Design, Project Management and Application Programming.  Prior to MapR, Bruce spent 8.5 years at Oracle and was instrumental in helping grow the Oracle Exadata Database Machine business through extensive collaboration with several large enterprise customers.  Bruce was the first Solution Architect to join MapR’s Sales Engineering team and has been solely focused on the MapR Distribution for Hadoop and associated Apache Hadoop ecosystem technologies ever since.

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Posted on November 11, 2015 by Bruce Penn

In this week's Whiteboard Walkthrough, Bruce Penn, Sales Engineer at MapR, explains how NFS access works on MapR-FS vs. HDFS, and helps you decide what you would use in production.

Posted on October 11, 2014 by Bruce Penn

In this blog series, we’re showcasing the top 10 reasons customers are turning to MapR in order to create new insights and optimize their data-driven strategies. Here’s reason #5: MapR provides complete data protection and disaster recovery with real snapshots and mirroring.

Posted on August 11, 2014 by Bruce Penn

A core-differentiating component of the MapR Distribution including Apache™ Hadoop® is the MapR File System, also known as MapR-FS. MapR-FS was architected from its very inception to enable truly enterprise-grade Hadoop by providing significantly better performance, reliability, efficiency, maintainability, and ease of use compared to the default Hadoop Distributed Files System (HDFS).

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