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MapR Technologies Announces Upcoming June Conferences

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/29/14 -- MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache Hadoop, today announced upcoming presentations at Hadoop Summit, HP Discover and the Spark Summit.

Highlights include:

Hadoop Summit 2014
MapR is a platinum sponsor of Hadoop Summit 2014 and will be exhibiting in Booth # P2. Executives from the company will be speaking on topics related to the Hadoop/HBase architecture, R and the use of algorithms in industrial settings among others. Visit here for more information about Hadoop Summit 2014.

When: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 4:35 PM
Where: San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, CA
What: MapR Vice President of Product Management Tomer Shiran will present a session titled: "Delivering on the Hadoop/HBase Integrated Architecture." The session will describe how businesses can begin to integrate operational data into their analytics clusters. A focus on the tools businesses should use, including SQL-on-Hadoop technologies and NoSQL databases like HBase will be discussed.

When: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 5:25 PM
Where: San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, CA
What: MapR Principal Data Scientist Allen Day will present a session titled: "Architecting R into the Storm Application Development Process." His presentation will build a bridge from basic real-time business goals to technical design of solutions. The session will discuss a real world case study example, compose an implementation of the use case as Storm components (spouts, bolts, etc.) and highlight how R can be an effective tool in prototyping a solution.

When: Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 2:35 PM
Where: San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, CA
What: MapR Chief Application Architect Ted Dunning will present a session titled: "How to Find What You Didn't Know to Look For, Practical Anomaly Detection Anomaly." This session will describe modern approaches to anomaly detection with particular emphasis on several real use-cases including, rate shifts in web traffic or purchases, time series, and topic spotting to determine when new topics appear in text.

When: Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 5:25 PM
Where: San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, CA
What: MapR Chief Application Architect Ted Dunning will present a session titled: "Hadoop and R Go to the Movies, Visualization in Motion." The presentation will demonstrate how standard tools like R can produce videos (slowly) and how Hadoop can be used to do this quickly. Sample code will be provided that illustrates just how this can be done. He will also demonstrate how you can adapt these examples to your own needs.

When: Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 2:10 PM
Where: San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, CA
What: MapR Chief Application Architect Ted Dunning will present a session titled: "How to Determine Which Algorithms Really Matter." This session will describe several commercially important algorithms such as Thompson sampling (aka Bayesian Bandits), result dithering, on-line clustering and distribution sketches and will explain what makes these algorithms important in industrial settings.

HP Discover 2014
MapR will present sessions discussing the use of the MapR Distribution and HP Vertica in order to better harness data for business value. Visit here for more information about HP Discover 2014.

When: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 11:30 AM
Where: The Venetian | The Palazzo Resort, Las Vegas, NV
What: MapR Vice President of Product Marketing Steve Wooledge will participate in a panel discussion titled: "Taking Big Data Mainstream." This session will focus on the "mainstreaming" of Big Data and how it is destined to create enormous selling opportunities for companies that are equipped with the right tools, insight, and expertise to harness 100 percent of their information. The panel will discover how the HP HAVEn Big Data analytics platform, powered by Autonomy IDOL and Vertica, can address this broad-based market opportunity.

When: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Where: The Venetian | The Palazzo Resort, Las Vegas, NV
What: MapR Vice President of Product Marketing Steve Wooledge will present a session titled: "Derive fast value from all your Big Data with the HP Vertica and MapR Solution for Optimized SQL-on-Hadoop." This session will discuss ways to learn how HP Vertica high-performance and feature-rich SQL-on-Hadoop solutions set business analysts free. The presentation will be offering built-in analytic functions -- integrated with MapR's enterprise-grade distribution for Hadoop and discuss how the HP Vertica solution enables business analysts to complete faster interactive analytics using data harnessed by the Hadoop Big Data lake.

Spark Summit 2014
MapR is a silver sponsor of Spark Summit 2014 and is exhibiting in Booth # 16. MapR presenters will discuss details of the Lambda Architecture as well as use cases that integrate Spark on Hadoop. Visit here for more information about Spark Summit 2014.

When: Monday, June 30, 2014 at 2:00 PM
Where: The Westin St. Francis, San Francisco, CA
What: MapR Chief Data Engineer, EMEA, Michael Hausenblas will present a session titled: "Applying the Lambda Architecture with Spark." He will discuss ways the Lambda Architecture enables developers to build large-scale, distributed data processing systems in a flexible and extensible manner, being fault-tolerant both against hardware failures and human mistakes.

When: Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at 10:20 AM
Where: The Westin St. Francis, San Francisco, CA
What: MapR Chief Technology Officer M.C. Srivas will present a session titled: "Why Spark on Hadoop Matters." He will present use cases that focus on the integration of the full Spark stack on Hadoop and discuss how and when the integration of Spark and Hadoop delivers the best value for the end user.

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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