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MapR Technologies to Speak on Hadoop Topics at Multiple Big Data Events in September

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/03/14 -- MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced it will present on a variety of Hadoop-related topics this month at leading big data events, including Big Data Innovation Summit, Database Month, Global Big Data Conference, The Data Warehouse Institute (TDWI) Solution Summit, and Wall Street and Technology (WSTA).

Highlights include:

Global Big Data Conference
The Global Big Data Conference is a vendor agnostic conference for the Big Data (Hadoop, NoSQL, Data Science & Machine Learning) community. For more information on the Global Big Data Conference series of events visit here.

When: Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 4:10 PM
Where: Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA
What: MapR Director of Enterprise Strategy and Architecture Jim Scott will present a session titled: "Using Apache Drill." Attendees will learn how Apache Drill brings the power of standard ANSI:SQL 2003 to desktops and clusters. The presentation will explain how Drill supports queries schema-less systems like HBase, Cassandra and MongoDB, and can be used from custom applications because of support for standard JDBC and ODBC APIs. Attendees will also hear how Apache Drill enables coordination, query planning, optimization, scheduling, and execution throughout nodes in a system to maximize parallelization. Live demonstrations will be part of this presentation.

When: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 1:30 PM
Where: Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA
What: MapR Product Marketing Manager Nitin Bandugula will present: "Big Data Case Studies Across Industries and Functions." Attendees will hear about real-world applications of Fortune 500 as well as emerging Web 2.0 customers who have successfully leveraged Hadoop to provide huge operational advantages, change how organizations compete, and realize 10x performance gains at 1/10 the cost.

Additionally, MapR professionals will present: "Having problems scaling your SQL Database? Getting Started with HBase Application Development," at several Big Data Boot Camp events which are associated with the Global Big Data Conference. This session will explore real-world big data problems and talk about architectures, APIs, and key parts of HBase for developing efficient big data applications to solve these problems. It will touch on best practices and how to apply them, using demos and code.

When: Monday, September 8, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Where: Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA
Who: MapR Director of Professional Services Sridhar Reddy

When: Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Where: Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA
Who: MapR Senior Principal Technologist Keys Botzum

When: Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 5:30 PM
Where: Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA
Who: MapR Software Engineer Steven Phillips

The Data Warehouse Institute (TDWI) Solution Summit
The TDWI Solution Summit features presentations from leading experts in the industry and user organizations who have implemented some form of a hybrid data environment to support analytics and have real-world stories and insights to share. For more information about the TDWI Solution Summit, visit here.

When: Monday, September 15, 2014 at 10:55 AM
Where: Barton Creek Resort & Spa, Austin TX
What: MapR Solutions Engineer Chad Smykay will present a session titled: "Hadoop + Data Warehousing for Dummies: How to Get Started." The presentation will cover how Hadoop has challenged the assumptions of CIOs and their organizations for successful business analytics. This session will include a real customer example from a leading logistics organization that was able to combine the strength of Hadoop with data warehousing technology to create a hybrid big data architecture. Attendees will also hear about successful use case examples in processing large sensor and machine data as well as new SQL query methods.

Database Month
Database Month is a month-long festival of presentations on NoSQL, NewSQL and Big Data technologies. MapR is a premier speaking sponsor for this conference. Visit here for more information about Database Month.

When: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 6:30 PM
Where: New York City - venue details available here
What: MapR CTO and Co-founder M.C. Srivas will present a session titled: "Going Beyond Apache HBase: What We've Learned from Running Analytics and Operations in the Same Platform." His presentation will focus on the issues and benefits of deploying
an analytics platform based on Hadoop. This technical overview of MapR-DB explains how MapR used HBase as a springboard for creating a technologically advanced in-Hadoop NoSQL database.

WSTA
The Wall Street Technology Association's "Delivering Big Data" Seminar will include a discussion of approaches to handling the challenges of big data, such as when to go from legacy data to big data constructs, how to secure the data in the new physical data stores and how to maintain data lineage. MapR is a premier speaking sponsor for this event. Visit here for more information about WSTA.

When: Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 9:20 AM
Where: The Yale Club of New York City, New York
What: MapR CTO and Co-founder M.C. Srivas will present a session titled: "Frictionless Analytics on Semi-Structured and Nested Data." In this presentation, he will discuss Hadoop within the enterprise data architectures in the financial services industry. He will cover the architecture that enables low latency queries at scale on a wide range of data formats as well as use cases that require flexible data models and instant analytics.

Big Data Innovation Summit
The Big Data Innovation Summit is the largest gathering of Fortune 500 business executives leading big data initiatives. The speaker line-up consists of 80+ leading data scientists, engineering, infrastructure, architecture & big data analytics leaders. Visit here for more information about the Big Data Innovation Summit.

When: Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Where: Westin Copley Place Boston, Boston
What: MapR Senior Principal Technologist Keys Botzum will present a session titled: "Self-Service Data Exploration and Nested Data Analytics on Hadoop." This session provides an in-depth introduction to how Apache Drill provides ANSI SQL capabilities on data that has just arrived on Hadoop without having to create a centralized schema. While dramatically improving the time-to-value of your data, Drill also is built with a JSON-like data model that provides interactive query speeds on common data formats used by modern web applications. The speaker will provide an overview of these topics along with examples.

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, government, healthcare, manufacturing, media, retail and telecommunications as well as by leading Global 2000 and Web 2.0 companies. Amazon, Cisco, Google and HP are part of the broad MapR partner ecosystem. Investors include Google Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, NEA, Qualcomm Ventures and Redpoint Ventures. MapR is based in San Jose, CA. Connect with MapR on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

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