MapR Technologies, Inc. is an enterprise software company that provides global access to a wide variety of data sources from a single cluster, including big data workloads such as Apache Hadoop and Apache Spark, a distributed file system, a distributed file system, a multi-model database management system, and event streaming.
MapR addresses the data complexities of high-scale and mission critical distributed processing from the cloud to the edge, IoT analytics, and container persistence.
MapR was founded in 2009 by John Schroeder, M.C. Srivas and is based in San Jose, California with locations in the United States, Europe, and APAC.
MapR serves advertising, media, entertainment, data warehouse, financial services, government, healthcare, manufacturing, oil and gas, retail, technology and information services, and telecommunications industries, as well as Global 2000 and Web 2.0 companies.
MapR Data Science Refinery that includes a data science notebook that supports a range of open source tooling, compute and query engines, and libraries for exploration, collaboration, and visualization.
MapR entered a technology licensing agreement with EMC Corporation on 25 May 2011, supporting an EMC-specific distribution of Apache Hadoop. MapR was selected by Amazon Web Services to provide an upgraded version of Amazon's Elastic MapReduce (EMR) service. MapR has also been selected by Google as a technology partner. MapR broke the minute sort speed record on Google's Compute platform.
MapR is backed by prominent investors including Google Capital. Qualcomm Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, New Enterprise Associates and Redpoint Ventures.