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

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.

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Beth Winkowski
MapR Technologies, Inc.
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Kim Pegnato
MapR Technologies, Inc.
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