Karmasphere Adds MapR To List Of Supported Hadoop Distributions


Cupertino, CA – June 29, 2011 – Karmasphere™, a Big Data Intelligence company, today announced it is integrating its solutions with MapR’s Hadoop distribution, which emphasizes high availability, fault tolerance, and enterprise-class support and service.  Karmasphere also announced it has joined MapR Technologies Advantage Partner Program.

“The integration of Karmasphere’s Big Data Intelligence product suite with MapR’s distribution will offer a streamlined approach to customers who want fast, dependable and easily accessible solutions to analyze and manage their Big Data,” said John Schroeder, CEO and Co-founder, MapR Technologies, Inc.

Karmasphere will integrate Karmasphere Analyst, a complete visual workspace for data professionals to explore and analyze Big Data using familiar SQL and pre-packaged heuristics.  Karmasphere will also integrate its Studio Professional Edition, a graphical MapReduce development environment so that developers can get more Hadoop jobs up and running in support of their data analysts.

“MapR’s market entrance is a timely and welcome addition to the current of innovation from the Hadoop vendor ecosystem” said Martin Hall, EVP and co-founder, Karmasphere. “Our focus on the professional and business needs of data analysts, combined with MapR’s focus on enterprise-grade Hadoop implementations for IT is a great solution for today’s data-optimized business”

Karmasphere and MapR have been working together for more than six months. Karmasphere Analyst for data and business analyst and Karmasphere Studio for developers are expected to be fully integrated and certified with the MapR distribution in 60 days.

In addition to MapR, Karmasphere also supports Hadoop distributions from other major Big Data companies.

Key Links

Karmasphere http://karmasphere.com
Karmasphere Studio http://www.karmasphere.com/Products-Information/karmasphere-studio.html
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About MapR Technologies

MapR allows more businesses to harness the power of big data analytics. MapR’s innovations make Hadoop more reliable, more affordable, more manageable and significantly easier to use. The company is headquartered in San Jose, CA. Investors include Lightspeed Venture Partners and NEA. For more information about MapR, please visitwww.mapr.com.

About Karmasphere

Karmasphere, a Big Data Intelligence company, unlocks the power of Apache Hadoop for developers and analysts in the enterprise. In a world where data is vital to businesses, companies come to Karmasphere to bring new services to market and accelerate revenues.

Karmasphere offers a Big Data Analytics solution to explore unstructured data produced by web, mobile, sensor and social media together with traditional structured data. Our product suite builds on the Karmasphere Big Data Analytics Engine™ offering independence across Hadoop environments, one-click deployment across any cloud or cluster, use of standard programming and query languages and a graphical user interface, to maximize productivity for greater discovery, insight and action.

For more information visit http://www.karmasphere.com.

Note: Karmasphere, Karmasphere Big Data Analytics Engine and Karmasphere Studio are trademarks of Karmasphere. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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