The MapR Sandbox provides tutorials, demo applications, and browser-based user interfaces to let developers and administrators get started quickly. It includes a fully functional MapR instance running in a virtual machine. You can try our Sandbox now - it is completely free and available as a VMware or VirtualBox VM.
If you are a business intelligence analyst or a developer interested in self-service data exploration on Hadoop using SQL and BI Tools, the MapR Sandbox including Apache Drill will get you started quickly. You can download the Drill Sandbox here.
The MapR Sandbox includes Apache Hadoop (MapReduce, Hive, Pig, HBase, AsynchHBase, Mahout, Storm, HttpFS, Sqoop/Sqoop2, Flume, Oozie, ZooKeeper, Hue, and Myriad), Apache Spark (core, Spark SQL, GraphX, Spark Streaming, MLlib), MapR-DB (with support for both JSON and HBase tables), MapR Streams (with Apache Kafka 0.9 API support), and MapR-FS. See our What's Included page for more the supported project versions.