MapR Shares Insight on Apache Myriad, Apache Drill and other Hadoop Topics at Industry Events in April
San Jose, CA

 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

Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., MapR provides the industry’s only Converged Data Platform that enables customers to harness the power of big data by combining analytics in real-time to operational applications to improve business outcomes. With MapR, enterprises have an unparalleled data management platform for undertaking digital transformation initiatives to achieve competitive edge. World-class companies have realized more than five times their return on investment using MapR. Amazon, Cisco, Google, Microsoft, SAP and other leading businesses are part of the global MapR partner ecosystem. For more information, visit

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