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MapR Technologies Announces Presentations on Big Data and Hadoop at Upcoming Big Data Conferences in May

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/29/14 -- MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache Hadoop, today announced it will present sessions in May about Hadoop, data warehouse design, machine learning and big data initiatives at events such as Data Summit, Informatica World, Cisco Live!, Chief Data Officer Summit, LA Machine Learning Meetup and Boulder/Denver Big Data Meetup.

Highlights include:

Data Summit NYC
Monday, May 12, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Where: New York Hilton Midtown, New York City
What: MapR Senior Curriculum Developer James Casaletto will present a workshop titled: "Hadoop Fundamentals" that will explore the basics of Hadoop, including the Hadoop Distributed File System and MapReduce. Best practices for installing and configuring Hadoop will be discussed.

When: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 2:15 PM
Where: New York Hilton Midtown, New York City
What: MapR Solutions Engineer Paul Curtis will participate in a panel titled: "The Future of Data Warehousing." After an explanation of a pure-Hadoop data warehouse design, the panel will discuss the future of data warehousing. Appfluent, MapR and Syncsort are panelists. Alex Gorbachev will moderate.

When: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 3:15 PM
Where: New York Hilton Midtown, New York City
What: MapR Solutions Engineer Paul Curtis will present a session titled: "What Hadoop Can Do for Your Business." Attendees will learn the basics of Hadoop and explore use case scenarios for leveraging its power as a business user.
Visit here for more information about Data Summit 2014.

LA Machine Learning MeetUp
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 12:30 PM
Where: eHarmony, Inc., Santa Monica, CA
What: MapR Chief Architect Ted Dunning will present a session titled: "Machine Learning with Apache Mahout." He will discuss updates to the open source Apache Mahout project and then show how to build a simple but powerful recommender using co-occurrence to determine preferences.
Visit here for more information about the LA Machine Learning Meetup.

Informatica World
Monday, May 14, 2014 at 3:45 PM
Where: Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, NV
What: MapR's Senior Director of Product Management Anoop Dawar will present a session titled: "Bi-Directional, Real Time Hadoop Streaming." He will describe a streaming architecture that combines Informatica technologies with Hadoop. Attendees will learn how this architecture can augment a 360-degree customer view, data warehouse optimization and other big data business initiatives.
Visit here for more information about Informatica World.

Cisco Live! 2014
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Where: Mascone Convention Center, San Francisco, CA
What: MapR's Vice President of Product Management Tomer Shiran will participate on a panel titled: "Big Data Architecture, Sizing and Scaling: From Basics to Warehouse Scale." He will share insights and experiences in the dynamic big data industry. MapR will also showcase the Cisco® MapR Reference Configuration in Booth # 2416 in the Applications Partner Pavilion and the Cisco Investments Pavilion.
Visit here for more information at Cisco Live!

Boulder/Denver Big Data Meetup
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 6:00 PM
Where: University of Colorado, Atlas 100, Boulder, CO
What: MapR's Chief Architect Ted Dunning will present a session titled: "Learn What's New in Apache Mahout." He will discuss a range of topics from best practices, anomaly detection, the differences in classification and speed and discuss technical device about multi-modal and cross recommendation.
Visit here for more information at Boulder/Denver Big Data Meetup

Chief Data Officer Summit
Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 2:00 PM
Where: Parc 55 Wyndham, San Francisco, CA
What: MapR's Chief Marketing Officer Jack Norris will present a session titled: "Hadoop: Transforming Companies not Just Data." He will discuss real-world applications of Fortune 500 customers who have successfully leveraged the new data platform to provide huge operational advantages, change how organizations compete and realize 10x performance gains at 1/10 the cost.
Visit here for more information at Chief Data Officer Summit.

About MapR Technologies
MapR delivers on the promise of Hadoop with a proven, enterprise-grade platform that supports a broad set of mission-critical and real-time production uses. MapR brings unprecedented dependability, ease-of-use and world-record speed to Hadoop, NoSQL, database and streaming applications in one unified distribution for Hadoop. MapR is used by more than 500 customers across financial services, retail, media, healthcare, manufacturing, telecommunications and government organizations as well as by leading Fortune 100 and Web 2.0 companies. Amazon, Cisco, Google and HP are part of the broad MapR partner ecosystem. Investors include Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, NEA, and Redpoint Ventures. MapR is based in San Jose, CA. Connect with MapR on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

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