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

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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