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MapR Invests in Big Data Hadoop Education

Hadoop is a big deal in the world of Big Data applications and analysis, but getting qualified staff to actually run Hadoop can be a big challenge. In a bid to help reduce the Big Data skills gap, Hadoop vendor MapR Technologies today announced a series of initiatives that will make up to $50 million worth of training available to users for the low, low price of zero.

"We have a large educational services team that has been working for close to two years on the training curriculum," Jack Norris, CMO of MapR Technologies, told Enterprise Apps Today.

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Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.