MapR to Present Hadoop Best Practices and Benchmarks for Data Warehouse, Ad Tech and IoT
San Jose, CA

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced its November speaking lineup, including TDWI Solution Summit, ad:tech, Lucene/Solr Revolution, and the Internet of Things (IoT) Expo.

Highlights Include:


TDWI Solution Summit

The TDWI Solution Summit is an exclusive, hosted gathering of experienced professionals, industry thought leaders, and top solution providers for real-world tips and best practices on the evolving data ecosystem. This event's focus is Big Data Analytics for Customer Insight and Engagement. MapR is a gold sponsor. For more information, click here.

When: Monday, November 3 at 10:35 AM

Where: We-Ko-Pa Resort, Scottsdale, AZ

What: MapR Solutions Architect Jeremy Walsh will present a session titled “Hadoop + Data Warehousing: How to Get Started.” He will discuss use cases where customers processed large sensor and machine data as well as new SQL query methods. Attendees will learn practical steps and methods for assessing their own data warehouse environment and how to get started today.



ad:tech is where the marketing, technology and media communities come together to find the right solution providers, network with industry players, and stay abreast of emerging trends in the marketplace. MapR is proud to be a sponsor of this key creative marketing and technology event. For more information, click here.

When: Wednesday, November 5 at 11:45 AM

Where: Javits Center, New York, NY

What: MapR Chief Marketing Officer Jack Norris will present a session titled “Bots Don’t Drink Soda: Using Big Data to Find Real People.” His session will show how comScore, as an example of how advertisers can benefit from the use of big data, uses over 1.5 trillion events of data to separate real people from bots. It’ll describe how correlations at scale, heuristic classification and multi-source anomaly detection are used to make decisions in real time.


Internet of Things Expo

With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, the Internet of Things Expo is the perfect place to learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that enterprises are as "IoT-Ready" as can be. For more information, click here.

When: Wednesday, November 5 at 5:35 PM

Where: Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA

What: MapR Director of Architecture and Enterprise Strategy Jim Scott will present a session titled “Time Series Data in a Time Series World.” His session will focus on working with time series data including single-value, geospatial and log time series data. By focusing on enterprise applications and the data center, OpenTSDB will be used as an example to explain some of the key time series core concepts including when to use different storage models.


Lucene/Solr Revolution

Lucene/Solr Revolution 2014 is the largest conference dedicated to open source search. This conference provides professional training on Apache Lucene/Solr. For more information, click here.

When: Thursday, November 13 at 11:10 AM

Where: Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC

What: MapR Data Scientist Joe Blue will present a session titled “Search Engines for Machine Learning.” He will describe how a small amount of code can be used to deploy a production quality recommendation engine on top of Solr.


MapR will also be presenting at the Heartland Big Data Meet up in Omaha, NE on November 6, the Los Angeles Big Data User Group in Santa Monica, CA on November 12, at Big Data Summit Kansas City on November 13, at The Machine Learning Conference in San Francisco on November 14, at Global Big Data Boot Camp in Dallas on November 15, and at the Global Big Data Conference (Big Data Bootcamp) in Raleigh, NC on November 16.


About MapR Technologies

About MapR Technologies

MapR enables organizations to create disruptive advantage and long-term value from their data with the industry’s only Converged Data Platform, which delivers distributed processing, real-time analytics, and enterprise-grade requirements across cloud and on-premise environments–while leveraging the significant ongoing development in open source technologies including Spark and Hadoop. Organizations with the most demanding production needs, including sub-second response for fraud prevention, secure and highly available data-driven insights for better healthcare, petabyte analysis for threat detection, and integrated operational and analytic processing for improved customer experiences, run on MapR. A majority of customers achieves payback in fewer than 12 months and realizes greater than 5X ROI. MapR ensures customer success through world-class professional services and with free on-demand training that 50,000 developers, data analysts and administrators have used to close the big data skills gap. Amazon, Cisco, Google, HPE, Microsoft, SAP, and Teradata are part of the worldwide MapR partner ecosystem. Investors include Future Fund, Google Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, NEA, Qualcomm Ventures and Redpoint Ventures. Connect with MapR on LinkedIn, and Twitter.

Media Contacts

Beth Winkowski
MapR Technologies, Inc.
(978) 649-7189

Kim Pegnato
MapR Technologies, Inc.
(781) 620-0016