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MapR is introducing a new Docker container image, called the Persistent Application Client Container (PACC), that allows containers to connect to MapR's storage tier.


  • This note assesses MapR's new container interface to Hadoop.

Features and Benefits

  • Discusses the significance of adding container access to Hadoop.
  • Discusses how MapR is positioning its container support to developers as an alternative to working with enterprise SAN/NAS systems.

Key questions answered

  • What is the significance of MapR's new container extensions?
  • Why will this make Hadoop accessible to developers of cloud-based applications?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • The third path to big data
  • Stateless container apps required stateful solutions


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