Compare Cloudera Distribution for Hadoop vs. MapR

Cloudera Distribution for Hadoop is ranked 2nd in Hadoop with 6 reviews while MapR is ranked 4th in Hadoop with 2 reviews. Cloudera Distribution for Hadoop is rated 8.0, while MapR is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Cloudera Distribution for Hadoop writes "Open-source solution for intelligent data management and analysis". On the other hand, the top reviewer of MapR writes "Because of their POSIX compliant file system, they can support read/write files over the WORM storage of their competitors". Cloudera Distribution for Hadoop is most compared with Amazon EMR, Cassandra and Hortonworks Data Platform, whereas MapR is most compared with Amazon EMR, Hortonworks Data Platform and Cloudera Distribution for Hadoop. See our Cloudera Distribution for Hadoop vs. MapR report.
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Pros
In terms of scalability, if you have enough hardware you can scale out. Scalability doesn't have any issues.Provides a viable open-source solution for enterprise implementations and reliable, intelligent data analysis.The search function is the most valuable aspect of the solution.We experienced many issues when we started working with Hadoop 3.0 in the Cloudera 6.0 version, so there are a lot of things that need to improve. I believe they are working on that.The features I find most valuable is that the solution is that it is easy to install and to work with. It starts with the installation and from there on the management is very simple and centralized.

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The model creation was very interesting, especially with the libraries provided by the platform.

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The one thing that we struggled with predominately was support. Because it was relatively new, support was always a big issue and I think it's still a bit of an ongoing concern with the team currently managing it.The solution does not support multiple languages very well and this means users need to create work-arounds to implement some solutions.The user infrastructure and user interface needs to be improved, as well as the performance. The GUI needs to be better.We experienced many issues when we started working with Hadoop 3.0 in the Cloudera 6.0 version, so there is a lot of things that need to improve.I would like to see an improvement in how the solution helps me to handle the whole cluster.

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Having the ability to extend the services provided by the platform to an API architecture, a micro-services architecture, could be very helpful.

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2nd
out of 24 in Hadoop
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Comparisons
5,588
Reviews
6
Average Words per Review
444
Avg. Rating
8.0
4th
out of 24 in Hadoop
Views
2,824
Comparisons
1,600
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
716
Avg. Rating
8.5
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Overview
Cloudera Distribution for Hadoop is the world's most complete, tested, and popular distribution of Apache Hadoop and related projects. CDH is 100% Apache-licensed open source and is the only Hadoop solution to offer unified batch processing, interactive SQL, and interactive search, and role-based access controls. More enterprises have downloaded CDH than all other such distributions combined.MapR MapReduce software makes Apache Hadoop more affordable and easier to use for big data analytics, business intelligence, distributed computing, and more.
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37signals, Adconion,adgooroo, Aggregate Knowledge, AMD, Apollo Group, Blackberry, Box, BT, CSCValence Health, Goodgame Studios, Pico, Terbium Labs, sovrn, Harte Hanks, Quantium, Razorsight, Novartis, Experian, Dentsu ix, Pontis Transitions, DataSong, Return Path, RAPP, HP
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Financial Services Firm14%
Government7%
K 12 Educational Company Or School7%
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