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We are satisfied with the technical support, we have no issues.The scalability of the solution is good.This solution is working for both VTL and tape.

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

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SMB storage and HPC is not compatible and it should be supported by IBM Spectrum Computing.The initial setup is not so complex. However, the day-to-day administration is complex and there are far too many manual intervention requirements.This solution is no longer managing tapes correctly.

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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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This solution is expensive.

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IBM Spectrum Computing uses intelligent workload and policy-driven resource management to optimize resources across the data center, on premises and in the cloud. Now up to 150X faster and scalable to over 160,000 cores, IBM provides you with the latest advances in software-defined infrastructure to help you unleash the power of your distributed mission-critical high performance computing (HPC), analytics and big data applications as well as a new generation open source frameworks such as Hadoop and Spark.

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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London South Bank University, Transvalor, Infiniti Red Bull Racing, GenomicValence 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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IBM Spectrum Computing is ranked 8th in Hadoop with 3 reviews while MapR is ranked 5th in Hadoop with 1 review. IBM Spectrum Computing is rated 7.0, while MapR is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of IBM Spectrum Computing writes "Provides stable backup for our databases and has good technical support ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of MapR writes "Enables us to create preview models and has good scalability and stability ". IBM Spectrum Computing is most compared with Cloudera Distribution for Hadoop, whereas MapR is most compared with Cloudera Distribution for Hadoop, Amazon EMR, Apache Spark, BlueData and Hortonworks Data Platform.

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