MapR SVP Anil Gadre to Keynote at Spark Summit
San Jose, CA

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that Senior Vice President of Product Management Anil Gadre will present a featured keynote on “Spark & Hadoop at Production Scale” at Spark Summit 2015. Additionally, Chief Application Architect Ted Dunning and Director of Product Management Neeraja Rentachintala will present at the conference, which will be held in San Francisco, June 15 – 17, 2015.

Details on MapR featured keynote and conference sessions:

When: Monday, June 15, at 10:35 AM

Where: The Hilton Union Square, San Francisco, CA, Grand Ballroom B

What: Gadre will keynote a presentation titled: “Spark & Hadoop at Production Scale,” where he will highlight how leading companies are deploying Spark with Hadoop in production. He will share real-life customer examples of turning data into action using Spark and Hadoop and how advanced users are deploying Hadoop and Spark applications in one cluster with better reliability and performance at production scale.


When: Tuesday, June 16, at 4:00 PM

Where: The Hilton Union Square, San Francisco, CA Room # 1

What: Dunning will present a session titled: “Some Important Streaming Algorithms You Should Know About,” where he will discuss streaming algorithms and real time processing. He will discuss newer algorithms including t-digest and streaming k-means for truly real-time collaborative filtering.


When: Tuesday, June 16 at 5:30 PM

Where: The Hilton Union Square, San Francisco, CA Room # 1

What: Rentachintala will present a session titled: “Adding Complex Data to Spark Stack.” She will highlight the latest integration between Apache Drill and Spark technologies, which allows Spark users to leverage Drill’s flexible schema and dynamic schema discovery capabilities to query and work with complex data directly using familiar Spark programming paradigms.


Also in June, MapR will present at the New Jersey Big Data and Hadoop Meetup on June 2, at the Hive Think Tank Meetup in Palo Alto, CA on June 3, and at Predictive Analytics in Chicago on June 9. Additionally, MapR will present at the Cloud Computing Expo East in New York City on June 10, at Big Data in the Big D in Dallas on June 18, at Big Data Everywhere in Boston on June 23 and at Big Data Day LA on June 27.


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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