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

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 applying analytical insights 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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