They are said to be building a proprietary replacement for the Hadoop Distributed File System that’s allegedly three times faster than the current open-source version. It comes with snapshots and no NameNode single point of failure (SPOF), and is supposed to be API-compatible with HDFS, so it can be a drop-in replacement.
Where can one get Mapr product from?
Considering Yahoo is now focusing on Apache Hadoop and their plans for the next generation Hadoop MapReduce, I wouldn’t hold my breath for Mapr improvements.
Original title and link: Mapr: a Competitor to Hadoop Leader Cloudera (NoSQL databases © myNoSQL)