MapR Technologies to Host Hands-On-Lab at SNW Fall 2012 on Big Data Analytics
San Jose, CA

MapR Technologies, Inc., the provider of the open, enterprise-grade distribution for Apache Hadoop, today announced it will participate in the Hands-On-Lab Program at Storage Networking World (SNW) Fall ?12, taking place October 16 - 19 at the Hyatt Regency Silicon Valley/Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Titled, ?Moving, Managing and Analyzing Big Data,? this hands-on lab will take place on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday during the show.

Who: Russ Lankenau, solution architect, MapR Technologies
What: Moving, Managing and Analyzing Big Data
When: Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 3:15 ? 5:15 pm
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 2:00 ? 3:45 pm
Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 8:00 ? 10:15 am; 3:10 ? 5:10 pm
Where: SNW Fall ?12 at the Hyatt Regency Silicon Valley/Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
What: This lab will enable participants to understand how Hadoop can be used to solve ?real-life? Big Data problems. Participants will gain hands-on experience with Map Reduce techniques and Hadoop technologies such as Pig and Hive. In addition, a live Hadoop cluster provisioned using Amazon?s Elastic Map Reduce (EMR) service will be utilized to load and process a sample data set. Through this sample data set, users will get a live demonstration of how different pieces within the Hadoop ecosystem come together to provide value to the business user.
How: To learn more about SNW Fall ?12, please visit here.

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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Beth Winkowski
MapR Technologies, Inc.
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Kim Pegnato
MapR Technologies, Inc.
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