Posted on February 27, 2017 by Carol McDonald

Healthcare costs are driving the demand for big data-driven healthcare applications. Technology decision-makers in healthcare systems cannot ignore the increased efficiencies, the attractive economics, and the rapid pace of innovation that can now be applied to delivering and paying for healthcare.


Posted on February 6, 2017 by Matt Mills

I am proud to say it has been an incredible year for MapR. The company continues to prosper; we delivered record year over year revenue growth, added many new customers to the MapR family, and continue to experience high levels of customer satisfaction and retention.

Posted on February 23, 2017 by Thomas Scurlock

MapR held its first annual Federal Partner Summit on February 2, 2017. The event was well attended with over 75 people, including 47 partner companies. The all-day summit provided insight into the award winning MapR Converged Data Platform (CDP).

Posted on February 21, 2017 by Joseph Blue

In the US, more money is spent on healthcare – about $3.2 trillion last year – than in any other discrete segment of the economy. By some estimates, that is about $600 billion more than should be spent, given the country’s size and wealth. These costs are pummeling consumers and their employers around the world.

Posted on February 17, 2017 by Ellen Friedman

Does this sound disturbing? You try to reach a particular website only to find the site is down. But it’s not that simple. You try another site – also not reachable. And another and another… You look to social media for in-the-moment reports about what’s happening and while you are reading about a huge swath of the country under cyber attack, that social media site goes out, too.

Posted on February 13, 2017 by Carol McDonald

The healthcare industry, perhaps more than any other, is on the brink of a major transformation through the use of advanced analytics and big data technologies. In this post, we’re going to talk about 5 big data trends in healthcare for 2017.

Posted on February 10, 2017 by Ronald van Loon

Businesses today need to do more than merely acknowledge big data. They need to embrace data and analytics and make them an integral part of their company. Of course, this will require building a quality team of data scientists to handle the data and analytics for the company.

Posted on February 8, 2017 by Carol McDonald

In this blog we will discuss some patterns which are often used in microservices applications which need to scale: Event Stream Event Sourcing, Polyglot Persistence, Memory Image, Command Query Responsibility Separation

Posted on February 7, 2017 by Dale Kim

In this week’s Whiteboard Walkthrough, Dale Kim, Sr. Director of Industry Solutions at MapR, describes how MapR addresses the challenge of providing a persistence tier to containers in big data settings. Dale describes a new technology to support Docker containers, the MapR Persistent Application Client Container, or PACC. This lets you deploy containers anywhere, with security enabled, while also providing access to the MapR Converged Data Platform, which includes NoSQL database and streaming message transport as well as files for the persistence layer.

Posted on February 7, 2017 by Tugdual Grall

The MapR Persistent Application Client Container (PACC) is a Docker-based container image that includes a container-optimized MapR client. The PACC provides secure access to MapR Converged Data Platform services, including MapR-FS, MapR-DB, and MapR Streams. The PACC makes it fast and easy to run containerized applications that access data in MapR.

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