SOURCE: MapR Technologies

MapR Technologies

April 06, 2015 12:00 ET

MapR Shares Insight on Apache Myriad, Apache Drill and Other Hadoop Topics at Industry Events in April

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 6, 2015) - MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced its upcoming presentations at conferences and meetups in the U.S. in April 2015. Detailing how to leverage Hadoop technologies so businesses can maximize its use of big data to improve data analytics, presenters from MapR will lead sessions at key industry events, including:

PIDX International US Spring Conference 2015
PIDX provides a global forum for delivering the process, information and technology standards that facilitates seamless, efficient electronic business within the oil and gas industry and its trading community. The Spring Conference is hosted by ConocoPhillips. MapR is a sponsor of the event. Visit here for more information on PIDX.

When: Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 10:10 AM
Where: The Westin Houston, Memorial City, Houston, TX
What: MapR Chief Application Architect Ted Dunning will present a session titled: "How Savings Bits Can Save Billions." He will discuss advances in data processing within the industry. At 1:00 PM Ted will also participate on a panel moderated by Gartner Research Director Rick McAvery titled: "How Analytics Lead to New Discoveries."

Big Data Technology and Applications
The Big Data Technology and Applications Meetup is an active community that centers on sharing big data technology and imparting hands-on big data training for newcomers. Visit here for more details on the Big Data Technology and Applications Meetup.

When: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 6:30 PM
Where: San Ramon, CA
What: MapR Engineer Santosh Marella will present a session titled: "Myriad - Integrating Hadoop into the Datacenter." He will discuss the genesis of Apache Myriad along with speakers from Mesosphere and eBay. This presentation will cover the central pieces of the architecture, the project progress and post-incubation plans. They will also discuss YARN and Mesos in context to Myriad.

Additionally, Apache Drill and other Hadoop technologies will be covered in these notable meetups through the month of April, including:

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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