SOURCE: MapR Technologies

MapR Technologies

January 08, 2015 12:00 ET

MapR Executives to Keynote at Big Data Everywhere Conferences

Leading Industry Experts Will Discuss Technical, Business and Practical Aspects of Hadoop and Related Technologies at Upcoming January Events

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 8, 2015) - MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that its executives will be presenting keynote sessions on Hadoop, Apache Drill and other big data topics at Big Data Everywhere Atlanta and Big Data Everywhere Seattle. The Big Data Everywhere conferences will focus on providing attendees with valuable insights from some of today's most successful Hadoop deployments. MapR will also present at various big data meetups located in U.S. cities throughout January.

The Big Data Everywhere series of one-day conferences in 2015 kick off in Atlanta on Tuesday, January 27 at the GTRI Convention Center, where it will be co-presented by MapR and Cisco and hosted by the Atlanta Hadoop User Group. The conference moves to Washington on Thursday, January 29, where it will be again co-presented by MapR and Cisco and hosted by the Seattle Marketing Analytics Meetup group and held at the Westin Bellevue in Bellevue, WA.

MapR executives will present at both Big Data Everywhere events in January on the following topics:

Chief Application Architect Ted Dunning will present "Practical and High-Performance Time Series Databases," where he will describe in detail how NoSQL methods can be used to achieve extreme levels of performance for standard time series databases as well as for geo-temporal databases.

Ted will also present a session titled "Real Time Recommendations: Puppies and Ponies in Motion." This presentation will highlight how a large-scale multi-modal co-occurrence recommender can be extended to include near real-time updates. The session will also cover how these real-time updates are compatible with delivery of recommendations via search engines.

Director of Enterprise Strategy and Architecture Jim Scott will present a knowledge-sharing keynote titled "Get Real with Hadoop," where he will speak about ways to leverage the Hadoop platform for real-time data processing.

Big Data Everywhere Atlanta and Seattle agenda details, including presentation times and additional speaker info, and registration are available online at the Big Data Everywhere website. These events are open to the public for $49. Additional 2015 Big Data Everywhere events are currently being confirmed.

MapR will also sponsor and present at Data Day Texas on January 10, Austin, TX. Later in the month, MapR will present at the Big Data Boot Camp, Santa Clara, CA on January 17, the Huntsville Big Data Meetup, Huntsville, AL on January 20, Business Intelligence Society of Atlanta, Atlanta on January 21, the Boston Data Mining Meetup, Boston on January 21, CU Leeds Business Analytics Meetup, Boulder, CO on January 22,  Boston Storm Users, Boston on January 22, The Hive Big Data Think Tank, Palo Alto, CA  on January 28, and the Big Data Security & Data Governance Meetup, Fremont, CA on January 29.

About MapR Technologies
MapR delivers on the promise of Hadoop with a proven, enterprise-grade platform that supports a broad set of mission-critical and real-time production uses. MapR brings unprecedented dependability, ease-of-use and world-record speed to Hadoop, NoSQL, database and streaming applications in one unified distribution for Hadoop. MapR is used by more than 700 customers across financial services, government, healthcare, internet, manufacturing, media, retail and telecommunications as well as by leading Global 2000 and Web 2.0 companies. Amazon, Cisco, Google, Teradata and HP are part of the broad MapR partner ecosystem. Investors include Google Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, NEA, Qualcomm Ventures and Redpoint Ventures. MapR is based in San Jose, CA. Connect with MapR on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook

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