MapR to Speak on Stream Processing Systems, Apache Spark and Drill at Industry Events in January
San Jose, CA

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the only converged data platform that integrates the power of Hadoop and Spark with global event streaming, real-time database capabilities, and enterprise storage, today announced it will share its expertise on stream processing engines and Apache Spark and Drill this month at leading industry events. Each event includes presentations aimed at helping attendees understand the technical, business and practical aspects of big data technologies.

New York Apache Drill Meetup

The NY Apache Drill Meetup is a group for anyone interested in Apache Drill, an open source project for self-service data exploration.

When:  Wednesday, January 13 at 6:00 PM

Where: New York, NY

What:  Vince Gonzales, MapR systems engineer, will present on “Querying Network Packet Captures with Spark and Drill.” This presentation will explore a use case involving packet capture and near-real-time query and search, focusing on Apache Spark and Apache Drill. There will be a discussion of the use case, solution approach and a live demo.

The Hive Big Data Think Tank, Clash of the Titans

The Hive Big Data Think Tank Meetup Group is a community that brings together experts and visionaries from academia and the industry by hosting periodic talks, panel discussions and hackathons.

When: Wednesday, January 20 at 6:00 PM

Where: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, 1140 Enterprise Way, Sunnyvale, CA

What:  MapR CTO M.C. Srivas will participate in a panel discussion titled, “Stream Processing Systems,” which is part of the The Hive Big Data Think Tank, Clash of the Titans series.  The moderator for the event is Ben Lorica, chief data scientist, O’Reilly Media.


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

Media Contacts

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MapR Technologies, Inc.
(978) 649-7189

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