Download a copy of The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Hadoop Solutions, Q1 2016 to see why MapR is a Leader and received the top score in the current offering architecture criterion.
"MapR has also done more than any other distribution vendor under the covers of Hadoop to deliver a reliable and efficient distribution for large-cluster implementations. Its customers typically have or are planning large, mission-critical Hadoop clusters and want to use MapR-DB and MapR Streams (which implement the HBase and Kafka APIs, respectively)."
– The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Hadoop Solutions
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