MapR to Host Webinar Featuring Independent Research Firms on Hadoop in the Cloud
San Jose, CA

MapR Technologies, Inc., the provider of the open, enterprise-grade distribution for Apache Hadoop, is hosting an upcoming one-hour webinar featuring GigaOM, Neuralytix and Dragon Slayer Consulting: Considerations for Hadoop in the Cloud.

What: Considerations for Hadoop in the Cloud webinar

Who: GigaOM Research Director for Cloud, Jo Maitland; Neuralytix Managing Director, Ben Woo; Dragon Slayer Consulting President, Marc Staimer and MapR Vice President of Marketing, Jack Norris.

Date/Time: Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. ET, 10:00 a.m. PT

Interest in using Hadoop to process large data sets is growing fast. Enterprises are moving from proof of concept to positioning Hadoop as a strategic platform. With that comes a set of questions on how to harden it for mission-critical applications.

What Will Be Discussed:

  • What are the use cases for Hadoop in the cloud?
  • Are all Hadoop cloud services created equal?
  • What are the challenges of deploying Hadoop in the cloud today?
  • What are the future trends surrounding Big Data and Hadoop in the cloud?

Who Should Attend:

  • CIOs
  • Data managers/developers
  • IT decision makers
  • Business strategists and decision makers
  • Cloud platform providers
  • Service provider executives
  • Enterprise software and technology vendors

Dont miss this opportunity to hear these leading thought-leaders discuss the issues and compare best practices.

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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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