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Peter Conrad
Staff Technical Writer, Salesforce.com

Peter Conrad is currently an Information Development Manager at Salesforce.com. Prior to that, he served as an Education Services Manager at MapR.

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Posted on February 22, 2012 by Peter Conrad
In the fall of last year, we launched the MapR Academy, the first free online training resource for Hadoop and MapReduce. Hadoop itself is so new that there is still a huge knowledge gap. Sure, there are a few experts out there, but most people still don't know what Hadoop is, or why they should be interested in the first place.
Posted on April 23, 2012 by Peter Conrad
I thought for sure we'd have flying cars and jet packs by the 21st Century. It turns out that the new tools for data analysis are far more important.
Posted on October 14, 2013 by Peter Conrad
Getting a MapR cluster up and running can be simple! The most important part of the process is to make sure that your hardware is set up properly. In this short blog post, we'll go over a few things that will help you get started with confidence.
Posted on October 15, 2013 by Peter Conrad
Deploying a MapR Cluster
Posted on November 4, 2013 by Peter Conrad
Three Powerful Things You Can Do to Ensure the Success of Your Cluster

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