IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Competitors and Alternatives

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MapR
Real User
Founder at Chicago area Hadoop User Group (CHUG)
Mar 02 2018

What is most valuable?

MapR’s strength comes from their file system. Because they start with the raw disk, they are able to expose the storage through various APIs and have the ability to lockdown and secure the file system better than the Apache derivatives, which... more»

How has it helped my organization?

To be clear, all of the main three vendors are capable of supporting multiple big data use cases. Where they differ is going to be in terms of scalability, supported tools, and the stability of the tools. MapR has MapR-DB, which supports most... more»

What needs improvement?

All products have room for improvement. Because of MapR-FS, they have an incredible advantage in terms of stability, cross cluster replication, and extensibility to create products like MapR-DB (Binary and JSON tables) and MapR Streams. One... more»
Real User
Data Science Engineer
Sep 27 2017

What is most valuable?

The ability to resize the cluster is what really makes it stand out over other Hadoop and big data solutions. You can do it very easily and quickly. It is a managed service from AWS Amazon so it removes a lot of the headaches of configuring... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Well, I've been at two different companies and mostly I'll relate to my experience at HLI, Human Longevity, in San Diego. We used it for genomics. Genomics is a perfect use case for big data. We manage literally terabytes of data using some... more»

What needs improvement?

There were times where they would release new versions and it seemed to end up breaking old versions, which is very strange. It could have been a red herring, it could have been that something else changed in our environment that we never... more»
Real User
Big Data - Senior Solutions Architect at a tech vendor with 10,001+ employees
Mar 29 2017

What is most valuable?

We evaluated Cloudera and Hortonworks. Based on our evaluation and actual experience in production of 60 nodes and development of 12 nodes, the most valuable features of Hortonworks are: * 100% open * No lock-in like Cloudera * Fast and... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It helps a lot in data in motion (ingestion and manage in real time). We are able to do 3rd-party data monetization of our data within a t+20 minute time frame to our end customers.

What needs improvement?

* Cost * Reliability * Speed * Ease of use

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