MapR Chief Application Architect to Co-Present at O’Reilly’s OSCON Open Source 2011Convention
San Jose, CA

Session highlights developments in Mahout clustering and classification
MapR Technologies Inc., announced today that its Chief Application Architect, Ted Dunning, will be co-presenting at the O'Reilly OSCON Open Source Convention in Portland, Oregon alongside Robin Anil, Google Software Engineer.
The tutorial details the evolution of Mahout with a focus on clustering and classification. This session aims to help users set up Mahout to run on Hadoop, and delves into how Mahout can be executed on some of the larger datasets. Developers are walked through the ideas behind specific algorithms and explore how they can be used to solve real-world problems.
Co-located with OSCON at the Oregon Convention Center, OSCON Data is the first-of-its-kind open source event, gathering developers who are hands-on and evolving architectures and tools to manage data. Attendees will learn about open source technologies for gathering, storing, and analyzing data that make it possible to use new data sources and do new things with existing data.
Who: Ted Dunning, Chief Application Architect, MapR Technologies
What: OSCON Data Tutorial Session, Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 4:10pm PT
Where: OSCON Data is taking place on July 25-29 in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Dunning will be presenting in the Oregon Ballroom 203.

You can follow Dr. Dunning throughout the conference via Twitter at @ted_dunning

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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