MapR: De-Facto Apache Hadoop Distribution for Big Data Partners?

Is Hadoop secure, fast and reliable enough to meet the production Big Data needs of enterprises around the world? Some vendors, such as RainStor, seem to think Hadoop may still be a little immature. But MapR made its alternate viewpoint clear this week at the Hadoop Summit in San Jose, where it announced significant performance benchmarks for its Hadoop distribution and flouted its widespread adoption by big-name companies around the world.