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MapR Technologies

August 07, 2012 12:00 ET

MapR to Host Webinar Featuring Independent Research Firms on Hadoop in the Cloud

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 7, 2012) - MapR Technologies, Inc., the provider of the open, enterprise-grade distribution for Apache Hadoop, is hosting an upcoming one-hour webinar featuring GigaOM, Neuralytix and Dragon Slayer Consulting: "Considerations for Hadoop in the Cloud."

What: "Considerations for Hadoop in the Cloud" webinar

Who: GigaOM Research Director for Cloud, Jo Maitland; Neuralytix Managing Director, Ben Woo; Dragon Slayer Consulting President, Marc Staimer and MapR Vice President of Marketing, Jack Norris.

Date/Time: Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. ET, 10:00 a.m. PT

Interest in using Hadoop to process large data sets is growing fast. Enterprises are moving from proof of concept to positioning Hadoop as a strategic platform. With that comes a set of questions on how to harden it for mission-critical applications.

What Will Be Discussed:

  • What are the use cases for Hadoop in the cloud?
  • Are all Hadoop cloud services created equal?
  • What are the challenges of deploying Hadoop in the cloud today?
  • What are the future trends surrounding Big Data and Hadoop in the cloud?

Who Should Attend:

  • CIOs
  • Data managers/developers
  • IT decision makers
  • Business strategists and decision makers
  • Cloud platform providers
  • Service provider executives
  • Enterprise software and technology vendors

Don't miss this opportunity to hear these leading thought-leaders discuss the issues and compare best practices.

Register today at:

About MapR Technologies
MapR delivers on the promise of Hadoop, making managing and analyzing Big Data a reality for more business users. The award-winning MapR Distribution brings unprecedented dependability, speed and ease-of-use to Hadoop. Combined with data protection and business continuity, MapR enables customers to harness the power of Big Data analytics. Leading companies including Amazon, Cisco, EMC and Google partner with MapR to deliver an enterprise-grade Hadoop solution. Investors include Lightspeed Venture Partners, NEA and Redpoint Ventures. Connect with MapR on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

Contact Information

  • Media Contacts:
    Beth Winkowski
    MapR Technologies, Inc.
    (978) 649-7189
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    Nancy Pieretti
    MapR Technologies, Inc.
    (603) 268-8007
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