MapR Technologies Takes the Stage at Strata + Hadoop World with Keynote and Multiple Speaker Sessions
San Jose, CA

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced it will deliver several presentations, including a keynote, at Strata + Hadoop World in New York. This annual event will bring together big data business decision makers, strategists, architects, developers and analysts to discuss the future of their businesses and technologies. As an elite sponsor, MapR will showcase its latest product offerings in booth number 211 at Strata + Hadoop World, held in the Javits Center in New York from October 15-17.

In addition to showcasing MapR experts on stage, the Strata +Hadoop conference will highlight several intriguing Hadoop use case stories, including presentations from American Express, titled, “Big Data: A Journey of Innovation” and from the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), titled, “Architecting World’s Largest Biometric Identity System – Aadhaar Experience.” 

Details on MapR keynote and other speaker sessions:

 

When: Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 9:10 AM

Where: Javits Center, New York City, NY

What: MapR Chief Technology Officer M.C. Srivas will present a keynote titled: “What would Google do? Understanding the Future of Big Data.” This talk will discuss “what’s next” in big data based on the technology scaling challenges Google has faced.

 

When: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 9:05 AM

Where: Javits Center, New York City, NY

What: MapR Chief Application Architect Ted Dunning will present a session titled: “Doing the Impossible (Almost): A Survey of Approximation Algorithms that Make Queries Vastly Faster.” The session will describe a selection of algorithms and will outline how these algorithms can be applied to practical problems like anomaly detection.

 

When: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 1:30 PM

Where: Javits Center, New York City, NY

What: MapR HBase and Hadoop Instructor Carol McDonald and MapR Director of Professional Services Sridhar Reddy will conduct a tutorial titled: “Getting Started with HBase Application Development: A Tutorial.” The presentation will give an overview of HBase, the HBase data model and architecture and then discuss code to help attendees better understand how to build HBase applications. Schema design and a few advanced concepts will be discussed.

 

When: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 1:30 PM

Where: Javits Center, New York City, NY

What: MapR Principal Data Scientist Allen Day and Databricks Director of Community Evangelism Paco Nathan will conduct a tutorial titled: “Just Enough Math.” This tutorial provides a hands-on programming intro to advanced math for business people — showing “just enough math” to take advantage of some popular open source frameworks, based on a new O’Reilly book by the authors.

 

When: Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Where: Javits Center, New York City, NY

What: MapR Director of Enterprise Strategy & Architecture Jim Scott will present a session titled: “Got the T-shirt: Real Experiences from a Hadoop Veteran.” During the session Jim will share his experiences and best practices for deploying Hadoop in real-time, mission critical environments.

 

When: Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 5:00 PM

Where: Javits Center, New York City, NY

What: MapR Director of Enterprise Strategy & Architecture Jim Scott will present a session titled: “Get Real with Hadoop,” in which he will discuss the top 10 biggest misperceptions and differences between Hadoop distributions. He will arm attendees with information needed to cut through the hype and choose the right solution.

 

When: Friday, October 17, 2014 at 1:45 PM

Where: Javits Center, New York City, NY

What: MapR Principal Data Scientist Allen Day will present a session titled: “Renaissance in Medicine: Next-Generation Big Data Workloads.” Allen will show how ETL and MapReduce can be applied in a clinical setting. He will also show how NoSQL and advanced analytics can be used to "reverse engineer" the genetic causes of disease.


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 www.mapr.com

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