SOURCE: MapR Technologies, Inc.

MapR Technologies, Inc.

January 31, 2017 11:00 ET

MapR Enhances Data Integration for Agile Analytics

Connector to Teradata enables fast, efficient data transfer, certifies with Informatica

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 31, 2017) - MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry's only Converged Data Platform, today announced availability of a new MapR Connector for Teradata, a leading analytics solutions company. This provides high speed, parallel connections from Teradata to the MapR Converged Data Platform, improving bulk data transfers, and enabling scalable agile analytics across the ecosystem. The new connector is also certified for use in an Informatica Big Data Management environment for simpler and faster data integrations between MapR and Teradata.

"Teradata and MapR share clients who are realizing significant business outcomes enabled by our joint technologies," said Chad Meley, vice president, marketing, Teradata. "This latest innovation is in response to their need to scale data movement across the ecosystem fabric to support analytics against growing data volumes resulting from mobile, web, and the IoT."

The new MapR Connector, based on the Teradata Connector for Hadoop (TDCH), enables higher speed data transfers between MapR and Teradata, optimizing ecosystem environments and providing robust and performant access to analytics data due to parallelization across cluster nodes. The new MapR Connector leverages the popular open source data integration tool Apache Sqoop and is certified for use in Informatica Big Data Management as part of an organization-wide data integration technology.

"With the new connector from MapR, our joint customers can streamline their connectivity to Teradata with unified connectivity experience and gain performance and functionality of specialized drivers," said Ronen Schwartz, SVP and GM, data integration and cloud integration, Informatica. 

"We continue to work closely with Teradata to ensure our customers have a powerful multi-temperature data analytics environment," said Jack Norris, senior vice president, data and applications, MapR Technologies. "The new connector ensures more seamless integrations in big data deployments that include both MapR and Teradata using popular technologies like Informatica Big Data Management as well as open source tools."

Available now in MapR 5.2 and the recently released MapR Ecosystem Pack (MEP) 2.0, customers can immediately leverage the new MapR Connector with Teradata 15.10.

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About MapR Technologies
MapR provides the industry's only converged data platform that integrates the power of Hadoop and Spark with global event streaming, real-time database capabilities, and enterprise storage, enabling customers to harness the enormous power of their data. Organizations with the most demanding production needs, including sub-second response for fraud prevention, secure and highly available data-driven insights for better healthcare, petabyte analysis for threat detection, and integrated operational and analytic processing for improved customer experiences, run on MapR. A majority of customers achieve payback in fewer than 12 months and realize greater than 5X ROI. MapR ensures customer success through world-class professional services and with free on-demand training that over 50,000 developers, data analysts and administrators have used to close the big data skills gap. Amazon, Cisco, Google, HPE, Microsoft, SAP, and Teradata are part of the worldwide MapR partner ecosystem. Investors include Google Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, NEA, Qualcomm Ventures and Redpoint Ventures. Connect with MapR on LinkedIn, and Twitter.

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