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MapR Technologies to Present Hadoop's Impact on Competitive Advantage at O'Reilly Strata Conference

CEO John Schroeder to Keynote at Conference

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/20/13 -- MapR Technologies, Inc., the technology leader for Hadoop, today announced that CEO John Schroeder will present a keynote titled: "Hadoop: Big Results" at the upcoming O'Reilly Strata Conference: Making Data Work, taking place on February 26 - 28, 2013, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, in Santa Clara, CA. Additionally, the company will be showcasing its award-winning MapR Distribution. The conference also features sessions by key MapR executives.

MapR-led sessions at the O'Reilly Strata Conference include:

Wednesday, February 27 at 9:25 am
John Schroeder's keynote presentation, "Hadoop: Big Results," will provide insights into how the combination of scale, efficiency and analytic flexibility creates the power to expand the applications for Hadoop to transform companies as well as entire industries.

"The excitement about Big Data is not around the data volumes or variety or velocity," said John Schroeder, CEO and co-founder, MapR Technologies. "The excitement stems from the results: the impact on revenue, the decrease in costs and the big gains in competitive advantage that are the result of using Hadoop and HBase in mission critical applications."

Wednesday, February 27 at 10:40 am
Chief Application Architect, Ted Dunning, will present a session titled, "Expect more from Hadoop." As enterprises deploy Hadoop, they are faced with too many data sources and not enough integration to deal with the variety of their critical data. This session will discuss how leading companies have integrated Hadoop, NoSQL (HBase) and enterprise sources on one platform.

Wednesday, February 27 at 11:30 am
Founding Member and Committer on Apache Drill project and MapR Director of Product Management, Tomer Shiran, will present a session titled, "Introduction to Apache Drill." The Apache Drill project is gaining tremendous interest in the industry. Apache Drill is a large-scale interactive query system to analyze large datasets with an inexpensive and flexible solution. Drill is another big data system that, like Hadoop, was inspired by a Google white paper. This session will provide an overview of Apache Drill and details on its architecture and roadmap.

Visit: http://strataconf.com/strata2013/public/content/home for more information on the upcoming O'Reilly Strata Conference.

About MapR Technologies
MapR delivers on the promise of Hadoop, making managing and analyzing Big Data a reality for more business users. The award-winning MapR Distribution brings unprecedented dependability, speed and ease-of-use to Hadoop. Combined with data protection and business continuity, MapR enables customers to harness the power of Big Data analytics. Leading companies including Amazon, Cisco, EMC and Google partner with MapR to deliver an enterprise-grade Hadoop solution. Investors include Lightspeed Venture Partners, NEA and Redpoint Ventures. Connect with MapR on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

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Beth Winkowski
MapR Technologies, Inc.
(978) 649-7189
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Nancy Pieretti
MapR Technologies, Inc.
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