- Industry-standard interfaces: NFS - MapR provides random read/write access and a standard NFS interface. ODBC - MapR provides a 3.52 spec'ed ODBC driver for Hive , enabling users to utilize any BI tool or SQL query builder with Hadoop.
- Management: MapR Control System (MCS) provides end-to-end monitoring and management for Hadoop, including hardware, storage, MapReduce and other components. CLI and REST API - All MCS capabilities are also exposed through the CLI and REST API.
- Compression and performance: MapR automatically and transparently compresses all data. Reducing disk and network I/O. MapR's advanced architecture provides higher efficiency and parallelism than other Hadoop distributions.
MapR Technologies provides the open, enterprise-grade distribution for Apache Hadoop to allow more businesses to harness the power of Big Data analytics. MapR's technological advances make the capabilities of Apache Hadoop easier to use, more dependable, and significantly faster, vastly broadening the scope of how and where Hadoop can be used.