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Hadoop Market Forecasted to Grow at 45.5% CAGR for a Decade

Another in a string of market research reports has arrived forecasting huge growth for Hadoop in the big data space, but not everyone agrees that Hadoop adoption is going so smoothly. Research and Markets has announced the Global Big Data Analytics & Hadoop Market Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast to 2025 report. It finds that the Global Big Data Analytics & Hadoop Market is poised to grow at a CAGR of around 45.5% over the next decade to reach approximately $285 billion by 2025.

At the same time, more reports are coming in saying that organizations are wrestling with Hadoop's complexity.

MapR's Free Training Extends to Streaming Data Analytics Tools

In recent months, MapR Technologies, which is primarily focused on Hadoop, has been out with some interesting announcements regarding free training in hot technology categories. We've also interviewed the company's leaders, and they have noted that there is a serious lack of job candidates with advanced Hadoop and data analytics skills. MapR has also been attracting tens of thousands of people to its free training offerings.

If you're focused on streaming data and/or the Internet of Things (IoT), you may want to take note of MapR's free On-Demand Training program in this area. You can get up to speed with Apache Kafka, Drill, Spark and more tools.

MapR Report Shows Apache Drill Coming to Maturity

MapR Technologies, focused on Hadoop, made the news this week as it rolled out a simple migration service for its Hadoop distribution that targets what it bills as growing demand for moving Big Data tool installations to its converged data platform. And, it was one year ago that we did an interview marking the company weaving Apache Drill into its Hadoop-centric distribution. Drill, which we've covered before, delivers self-service SQL analytics without requiring pre-defined schema definitions, dramatically reducing the time required for business analysts to explore and understand data. It also enables interactivity with data from both legacy transactional systems and new data sources, such as Internet of things (IOT) sensors, Web click-streams, and other semi-structured data, along with support for popular business intelligence (BI) and data visualization tools.

Now, MapR has provided an update on its Drill milestones. Since its general availability last year, Drill has helped hundreds of organizations worldwide rapidly analyze trillions of records and millions of files, and has fundamentally changed the way businesses actively engage with their data, the company reports.

MapR Rolls Out Quick Start Migration Service

MapR Technologies, focused on Hadoop, has been out with lots of interesting Big Data news recently, and we've interviewed folks from the company as well. The company is chipping away at some of the complexity challenges that surround using Hadoop, and its latest effort in this area is a simple migration service for its Hadoop distribution that targets what it bills as growing demand for moving Big Data tool installations to its converged data platform.

Its new Quick Start Migration Service maintains operation of the existing distribution while transitioning to MapR. ?During the migration, MapR unique features around multi-tenancy, security, and application convergence can also be implemented.

Apache Spark Heavyweights Make Their Next Moves

Two of the most prominent companies advancing the Apache Spark Big Data toolset are out with new releases. MapR has announced the immediate availability of Apache Spark 1.6.1 on the MapR Converged Data Platform. The company also noted that the free, online Spark On Demand Training (ODT) courses via MapR Academy have achieved the highest course enrollment rate since the ODT program?s initial launch.

MapR Delivers Free Streaming Data Analytics Training

MapR Technologies, primarily focused on Hadoop, has been out with a number of interesting training offerings in the data analytics area. According to MapR, as it rolled out last year, its training program enrolled more than 10,000 registrants worldwide in its first 30 days.

Now, the company is offering training in one of the most cutting-edge data analytics spaces of all: streaming data analysis. Via MapR Academy?s free On-Demand Training program, the new offering enables Apache Kafka developers to extend their real-time analytics and Internet of Things (IoT) applications. Developers can also focus on MapR Streams that provides Kafka-compatibility, integrated security and multi-data center support as an integrated component of the MapR Converged Data Platform.

Hadoop Player MapR Wraps in SQL and JSON with Apache Drill 1.6

MapR Technologies, which offers a popular distribution of Apache Hadoop that integrates web-scale enterprise storage and real-time database capabilities, announced the availability of Apache Drill 1.2 in its distribution back in Octobrer of last year.? The company also announced a new Data Exploration Quick Start Solution, and had previously wrapped Apache Spark into its platform. Steadily, primarily through embracing cutting-edge open source tools, MapR has building out what it refers to as a fully converged data platform.

Now, the company has announced the availability of Apache Drill 1.6 as the unified SQL layer for the MapR Converged Data Platform via tighter integration with MapR-DB.? Users can leverage reporting and analytics on JSON data stored in MapR-DB tables, potentially realizing faster time-to-value with insights gleaned from operational data.?

Rutgers University to Offer Comprehensive Big Data Training

One of the ongoing problems on the data science scene is the small group of skilled professionals who have significant big data and data analytics skills. As we've noted, MapR and other companies are addresssing that problem with training programs, including some free ones.

Now, Rutgers University is looking to tackle the problem with a special program that is set to launch March 29.

MapR and Ericsson Team to Advance Hadoop+Spark Analytics

MapR Technologies, which we've reported on extensively as it has focused on Hadoop and the Big Data space, has gained a powerful and experienced partner. It has formed a partnership with Ericsson, and the two companies are working together to advance adoption of the MapR Converged Data Platform. The platform integrates file, database, stream processing and analytics, and is gaining attention at enterprises. It's also interesting because it marries Hadoop and Spark, which are probably the hottest open technologies in the Big Data space.

Free Hadoop and Spark Training Offerings Arrive

When talk turns to job market opportunities these days, hardly any technology trend is drawing more attention than Big Data. And, when talking Big Data, the subject of Hadoop inevitably comes up, but Spark is an increasingly popular topic. IBM and other companies have made huge commitments to Spark, and workers who have both Hadoop and Spark skills are much in demand.

With that in mind MapR Technologies and other providers are offering free Hadoop and Spark training.

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