|[April 02, 2014]
MapR Technologies Expands Big Data Search with Elasticsearch
SAN JOSE, Calif. & LOS ALTOS, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Technologies, Inc., the top-ranked distribution for Apache Hadoop,
Inc., the popular open source search and analytics solution, today
announced the integration of Elasticsearch's real-time search and
analytics capability with the MapR Distribution for Apache Hadoop,
enabling customers to search and store tremendous amounts of information
in real time.
With the growing need for businesses to store, search and analyze huge
volumes of unstructured data from multiple sources, big data
technologies such as Hadoop are necessary for businesses to extract
critical insights. The MapR Distribution helps customers realize the
benefits of Hadoop at a lower cost of ownership than other distributions
while enabling the widest number of use cases. With the combination of
MapR and Elasticsearch, developers gain a scalable, distributed
architecture to quickly perform search and discovery across tremendous
amounts of information. The combined solution is already in use at
leading enterprise companies including Solutionary, the leading
pure-play managed security service provider, and several Fortune 100
financial services institutions.
"Starting with the Elasticsearch-Hadoop project announced six months ago
and underscored by this partnership with MapR, we are helping Hadoop
users enhance their workflows with a full-blown search engine that
scales no matter the amount of data," said Shay Banon Elasticsearch
creator, founder, and CTO. "With Elasticsearch, developers and
data-hungry businesses now have a way to ask better questions of their
data and get clearer answers, significantly faster, in return."
"MapR customers are embracing the enterprise data hub architecture,
where they consolidate many terabytes of unstructured information from
across their organization," said Jack Norris, chief marketing officer,
MapR Technologies. "Elasticsearch and MapR together give customers
production-ready technologies that enable real-time access for
retrieving and analyzing big data stored in Hadoop."
With nearly 500,000 downloads every month, Elasticsearch has quickly
become one of the top open source search solutions in the world.
Elasticsearch's real-time analytics, logging, and search features
combined with Hadoop make for unlimited possibilities for anyone working
with vast volumes of data.
Elasticsearch is on a mission to make
massive amounts of data usable for businesses everywhere by delivering
the world's most advanced search and analytics engine available. With a
laser focus on achieving the best user experience imaginable, the
Elasticsearch ELK stack - comprised of Elasticsearch, Logstash, and
Kibana - has become one of the most popular and rapidly growing open
source solutions in the market. Used by thousands of enterprises in
virtually every industry today, Elasticsearch, Inc. provides production
support, development support and training for the ELK stack as well as
the commercially available native monitoring solution, Marvel, that
gives Elasticsearch users full transparency into the health of their
Elasticsearch, Inc. was founded in 2012 by the people behind the
Elasticsearch and Apache Lucene open source projects. Since its initial
release, Elasticsearch has more than six million cumulative downloads.
Elasticsearch, Inc. is backed by Benchmark Capital and Index Ventures.
Elasticsearch has offices in Amsterdam and Los Altos.
About MapR Technologies
delivers on the promise of Hadoop with a proven, enterprise-grade
platform that supports a broad set of mission-critical and real-time
production uses. MapR brings unprecedented dependability, ease-of-use
and world-record speed to Hadoop, NoSQL, database and streaming
applications in one unified big data platform. MapR is used by more than
500 customers across financial services, retail, media, healthcare,
manufacturing,�telecommunications and government organizations as well
as by leading Fortune 100 and Web 2.0 companies. Amazon, Cisco, Google (News - Alert)
and HP are part of the broad MapR partner ecosystem. Investors include
Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, NEA, and Redpoint Ventures.
MapR is based in San Jose, CA (News - Alert). Connect with MapR on Facebook,
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