MapR Technologies’ Executives to Speak at Upcoming Conferences About Big Data, Apache Drill and NoSQL
San Jose, CA
MapR Technologies, Inc., the Hadoop technology leader, today announced it will present and showcase its technology at four upcoming conferences this summer including OSCON Open Source Convention 2013, the Gartner Catalyst Conference, StampedeCon_2013 and NoSQLNow!

Highlights include:

O’Reilly OSCON Open Source Convention 2013
When: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 1:30 pm PT
Where: Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR
What: MapR’s Chief Application Architect Ted Dunning and Apache Drill Developer Jacques Nadeau will lead the session titled: “Introduction to Drill.” The presentation will give users an overview of Apache Drill and its key extension APIs. Then they will work through design and development using Java and scripting to add extensions to the Apache Drill platform.
Visit here for more information on OSCON.

Gartner Catalyst Conference
When: Monday, July 29, 2013 at 1:35 pm PT
Where: Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, CA
What: MapR’s Chief Marketing Officer Jack Norris will participate as a guest panelist at a session titled: “The BIG Debate: Clash of the Elephants.” With the number of Apache Hadoop distributions growing and highly technical differentiation within different distributions, this session brings together Hadoop distribution vendors in a moderated panel discussion to explain the pros/cons of their architecture, approach and vision. They will discuss the main Apache Hadoop distributions, differences between them and look at the Apache Hadoop ecosystem evolving in 2013 and 2014.
Visit here for more information on the Gartner Catalyst Conference.

StampedeCon 2013
When: Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Where: Washington University, St. Louis, MO
What: MapR Regional Sales Director Matt Ammentorp will present a session titled: “Using Hadoop to Offload Data Warehouse Processing to Save Capacity and Cut Cost.” This session will cover specific use cases to illustrate the design considerations and the economics behind data warehouse offloading with Hadoop.
Visit here for more information on StampedeCon 2013.

NoSQL Now!
When: Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 10:15 am PT
Where: San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, CA
What: MapR’s Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder M.C. Srivas will present a session titled: “A Million Ops Per Second From a 10-node Cluster.” HBase applications have turned the corner on performance and ease of use, and are now providing unprecedented speeds delivering over 100,000 ops/second on a single node. This session takes the audience through the new innovations in HBase applications and illustrates how these changes are benefiting the end users.
Visit here for more information on NoSQL Now!

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

Media Contacts

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MapR Technologies, Inc.
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Kim Pegnato
MapR Technologies, Inc.
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