NTT Comware Selects MapR Distribution including Apache Hadoop to Power SmartCloud Service

By CIOReview | Tuesday, November 25, 2014

SAN JOSE, CA: MapR Technologies, an Apache Hadoop, Big Data analytics and NoSQL solutions provider for enterprises, announces that NTT Comware, a system integration company, has selected MapR Distribution including Hadoop to power its new SmartCloud service.

SmartCloud delivers Hadoop-as-a-service to leverage its big data processing infrastructure in the cloud. MapR Distribution, with Hadoop service platform, supports SmartCloud by offering big data analysis and utilization with high Service Level Agreements (SLAs). The service promises higher performance and reliability, while using less hardware, with its high availability (HA), mirroring and snapshots features.

MapR Distribution is designed to connect with other system through a Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX)-compliant and NFS interface. The service facilitates various optional technologies to help customers choose according to their need. With its backward compatibility and multi-version project support, customers can upgrade projects and their applications on their own schedule. The MapR Control System will monitor and manage the Hadoop clusters efficiently.

MapR Distribution includes many technologies including: SQL-on-Hadoop, accessing and analyzing big data by using SQL language; NoSQL database, provides a mechanism for storage and retrieval of data that is modeled in relational databases; and execution engine that intelligently and dynamically selects the best-of-breed compute framework at each step in the Big Data analytics process.