Trivial pursuit

How well do you know your MapR trivia?

Pinakin Patel
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Our regular programming pub quiz series continues this week with MapR. Do you know everything there is to know about this container orchestration tool manager for cloud technologies?

It’s time for another pub quiz. Today, we’re testing your knowledge of MapR trivia!

MapR is a popular online platform that enables simultaneous analytics and applications as data happens for companies to create new, intelligent and modern applications.

We got a little help from MapR on this week’s quiz!


1. What’s the most important factor for successful AI deployments?
a) Picking the right algorithm
b) Choosing the right machine learning framework
c) Data logistics

2. What are MapR’s Cloud Capabilities?
a) Ability to run in AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure
b) Data synchronization across cloud providers
c) Support for same application running across all three simultaneously
d) Automated data tiering from on-premise to and across clouds
e) Data platform support for S3
f) All of the above

3. Which of these technologies run on MapR?
a) Hadoop
b) Spark
c) MySQL
d) MariaDB
e) Posgres
f) Docker
g) Kubernetes
h) All of the above

4. If data exists in MapR on AWS, where can it be accessed from?
a) AWS
b) Google
c) Azure
d) Other clouds
e) On Premise
f) All of the above

5. How many applications typically run on a single MapR Cluster?
a) 1
b) 4
c) More than 10
d) More than 50

6. What is the customer retention rate of MapR Customers ?
a) 10%
b) 50%
c) Over 95%

7. What is the cost of MapR’s excellent online training ?
a) $0
b) $99
c) $299

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1. c) Data logisitics

2. e) All of the above

3. h) All of the above

4. f) All of the above

5. d) More than 50

6. c) Over 95%

7. a) $0


How well did you do? Do you know your MapR trivia?

0-2 correct: You’re just a beginner.

3-4 correct: You’re pretty solid in your MapR trivia, but you still might need to pay a little more attention to the details.

5-6 correct: Nice! You really know your stuff!

7 correct: You are a MapR master.


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Pinakin Patel

Pinakin Patel, Senior Director Solutions Engineering at MapR, with over 25 years of experience in the world of data and how organisations extract value from this critical business resource.

MapR Technologies, provider of the industry’s leading data platform for AI and Analytics, enables enterprises to inject analytics into their business processes to increase revenue, reduce costs, and mitigate risks. MapR addresses the data complexities of high-scale and mission critical distributed processing from the cloud to the edge, IoT analytics, and container persistence. Global 2000 enterprises trust the MapR Data Platform to help them solve their most complex AI and analytics challenges. Amazon, Cisco, Google, Microsoft, SAP and other leading businesses are all part of the MapR ecosystem. For more information, visit

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