MapR Technologies’ Executives to Speak about Big Data, HBase and Hadoop at Upcoming April Conferences

MapR Technologies, Inc., the top-ranked distribution for Apache Hadoop, today announced it will present sessions about Big Data, HBase and Hadoop at upcoming events in April including: Big Data TechCon, Gartner Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit, and Apache Con.

Highlights include:

Big Data TechCon

  • When: Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 8:30 AM
  • Where: Hyatt Regency Cambridge, Cambridge, MA
  • What: MapR Director of Education Services Sridhar Reddy and HBase and Hadoop Instructor Carol McDonald will present a tutorial workshop titled, “Thinking in HBase: Developing Big Data Solutions Using HBase.” The tutorial will explore real-world big data problems and discuss architectures, APIs and key parts of  HBase for developing efficient big data applications to solve these problems.

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Gartner Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit

  • When: Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 9:45 AM
  • Where:  The Venetian Resort Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV
  • What: MapR Chief Marketing Officer Jack Norris will present a session titled, “Hadoop: Revolutionizing Analytics and Operations.” The session will look at the ways customers are using Hadoop today through details on initial uses and discuss how this new platform is providing organizations 10X performance at 1/10 the cost. MapR is a Silver sponsor and will be exhibiting in booth # 324 at the event.

Visit here for more information about the Gartner Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit. 


  • When: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 2:30 PM
  • Where: Westin Denver Downtown, Denver, CO
  • What: MapR Director of Product Management Neeraja Rentachintala will present a session titled, “Building Highly Flexible Query Engines – Highlights from the Apache Drill Project.” This session will delve into schema flexibility and performance and share with the audience the nuances and pitfalls of developing with Apache Drill.

Visit here for more information about ApacheCon.

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.

Media Contacts

Beth Winkowski
MapR Technologies, Inc.
(978) 649-7189

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