At the Hadoop Summit, MapR Technologies announced the release of the fifth version of its MapR Hadoop distribution. According to the company, the update offers notable performance improvements. It speeds up real-time analytics and application management, and it can be deployed in just minutes instead of hours.
"(We're) looking at a trend. It's about helping companies become more agile. It is about data agility," explained Jack Norris, MapR CMO.
He added, "We have to help organizations respond faster and more accurately to take advantage of changing business conditions."