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What is Amazon EMR?

Amazon EMR is used in a variety of applications, including log analysis, web indexing, data warehousing, machine learning, financial analysis, scientific simulation, and bioinformatics. Customers launch millions of Amazon EMR clusters every year.

What is Altiscale?

we run Apache Hadoop for you. We not only deploy Hadoop, we monitor, manage, fix, and update it for you. Then we take it a step further: We monitor your jobs, notify you when something’s wrong with them, and can help with tuning.

What is Google BigQuery?

Run super-fast, SQL-like queries against terabytes of data in seconds, using the processing power of Google's infrastructure. Load data with ease. Bulk load your data using Google Cloud Storage or stream it in. Easy access. Access BigQuery by using a browser tool, a command-line tool, or by making calls to the BigQuery REST API with client libraries such as Java, PHP or Python.

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    What companies use Amazon EMR?
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    What are some alternatives to Amazon EMR, Altiscale, and Google BigQuery?

    • Amazon Redshift - Fast, fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse service
    • Snowflake - The data warehouse built for the cloud
    • Stitch - All your data. In your data warehouse. In minutes.
    • Cloudera Enterprise - Enterprise Platform for Big Data

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