Source: MapR Technologies, Inc.

MapR to Present Hadoop Best Practices and Benchmarks for Data Warehouse, Ad Tech and IoT

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 30, 2014) -  MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced its November speaking lineup, including TDWI Solution Summit, ad:tech, Lucene/Solr Revolution, and the Internet of Things (IoT) Expo.

Highlights Include:

TDWI Solution Summit
The TDWI Solution Summit is an exclusive, hosted gathering of experienced professionals, industry thought leaders, and top solution providers for real-world tips and best practices on the evolving data ecosystem. This event's focus is Big Data Analytics for Customer Insight and Engagement. MapR is a gold sponsor. For more information, click here.

When: Monday, November 3 at 10:35 AM
Where: We-Ko-Pa Resort, Scottsdale, AZ
What: MapR Solutions Architect Jeremy Walsh will present a session titled "Hadoop + Data Warehousing: How to Get Started." He will discuss use cases where customers processed large sensor and machine data as well as new SQL query methods. Attendees will learn practical steps and methods for assessing their own data warehouse environment and how to get started today.

ad:tech is where the marketing, technology and media communities come together to find the right solution providers, network with industry players, and stay abreast of emerging trends in the marketplace. MapR is proud to be a sponsor of this key creative marketing and technology event. For more information, click here.

When: Wednesday, November 5 at 11:45 AM
Where: Javits Center, New York, NY
What: MapR Chief Marketing Officer Jack Norris will present a session titled "Bots Don't Drink Soda: Using Big Data to Find Real People." His session will show how comScore, as an example of how advertisers can benefit from the use of big data, uses over 1.5 trillion events of data to separate real people from bots. It'll describe how correlations at scale, heuristic classification and multi-source anomaly detection are used to make decisions in real time.

Internet of Things Expo
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, the Internet of Things Expo is the perfect place to learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that enterprises are as "IoT-Ready" as can be. For more information, click here.

When: Wednesday, November 5 at 5:35 PM
Where: Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA
What: MapR Director of Architecture and Enterprise Strategy Jim Scott will present a session titled "Time Series Data in a Time Series World." His session will focus on working with time series data including single-value, geospatial and log time series data. By focusing on enterprise applications and the data center, OpenTSDB will be used as an example to explain some of the key time series core concepts including when to use different storage models.

Lucene/Solr Revolution
Lucene/Solr Revolution 2014 is the largest conference dedicated to open source search. This conference provides professional training on Apache Lucene/Solr. For more information, click here.
When: Thursday, November 13 at 11:10 AM
Where: Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC
What: MapR Data Scientist Joe Blue will present a session titled "Search Engines for Machine Learning." He will describe how a small amount of code can be used to deploy a production quality recommendation engine on top of Solr.

MapR will also be presenting at the Heartland Big Data Meet up in Omaha, NE on November 6, the Los Angeles Big Data User Group in Santa Monica, CA on November 12, at Big Data Summit Kansas City on November 13, at The Machine Learning Conference in San Francisco on November 14, at Global Big Data Boot Camp in Dallas on November 15, and at the Global Big Data Conference (Big Data Bootcamp) in Raleigh, NC on November 16.

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 Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

Contact Information:

Media Contacts:
Beth Winkowski
MapR Technologies, Inc.
(978) 649-7189

Nancy Pieretti
MapR Technologies, Inc.
(603) 268-8007