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MapR Technologies Speakers Featured at NoSQL Now!, Flash Memory Summit and Other Leading Big Data Conferences in August

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/05/14 -- MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced it will be presenting at several key industry events during the month of August. Company executives will be speaking about big data and Hadoop at the Hive Big Data Think Tank, Flash Memory Summit, NoSQL Now! and the Cognitive Computing Forum.

Highlights include:

Hive Big Data Think Tank
The Hive Big Data Think Tank brings together experts and visionaries from academia and the industry in visualization, data infrastructure, data science and Big Data. Visit here for more information about Hive Big Data Think Tank.

When: Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 6:00 PM
Where: LinkedIn, Mountain View, CA
What: MapR Chief Application Architect Ted Dunning will participate in a panel titled: "New Developments in Scalable Machine Learning." The group will discuss their collective visions for a machine learning platform and talk about productionizing, building workflows that ingest data, enrich it and look at the methods to track outcomes.

Flash Memory Summit
The Flash Memory Summit will provide an opportunity for attendees to learn about the latest developments in flash memory, a key technology enabling new designs for many products in the consumer, computer and enterprise markets. Visit here for more information about the Flash Memory Summit.

When: Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 8:30 AM
Where: Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA
What: MapR Solutions Architect David Tucker will participate in a panel titled: "Flash is the Lightning in the Cloud." The session will address flash memory as a key technology enabling new design for products in the consumer, computer and enterprise markets.

NoSQL Now!
The NoSQL Now! Conference is the largest vendor-neutral forum focused on NoSQL (Not Only SQL) technologies. Covered topics will include how to create scalable, high-performance data-centric system and new technology choices for Big Data analytics, transaction processing, integration and search. MapR is a sponsor of this event. Visit here for more information about NoSQL Now!

When: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Where: San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, CA
What: MapR Director of Industry Solutions Dale Kim will present a session titled: "NoSQL-on-Hadoop: the Continued Growth of In-Hadoop Databases." This session will feature a discussion on why NoSQL-on-Hadoop makes architectural sense, talk about new use cases on a NoSQL-on-Hadoop deployment and look at the ways other databases leverage the in-Hadoop model.

When: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Where: San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, CA
What: MapR Senior Director of Product Management Keshav Murthy will present a session titled: "Drilling on JSON." This talk will introduce Apache Drill, describe use cases and will feature a discussion on JSON as it relates to how the Internet utilizes APIs, data exchange, data storage and data processing.

When: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 2:15 PM
Where: San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, CA
What: MapR Senior Manager for Worldwide Education & Enablement Sridhar Reddy will present a session titled: "Having Problems Scaling Your SQL Database?" 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. The session will go through some best practices and how to apply them, using demos and code.

When: Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 8:30 AM
Where: San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, CA
What: MapR Senior Director of Product Management Keshav Murthy will present a session titled: "NoSQL Analytics: JSON Data Analysis and Acceleration in MongoDB World." This talk will discuss analysis of JSON data using advanced data warehousing techniques and make it simple and seamless for the application/tool developer. There will also be a demo and performance discussion.

Cognitive Computing Forum
The Cognitive Computing Forum focuses on understanding the new world of Cognitive Analytics, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Reasoning and next generation AI. Visit here for more information about the Cognitive Computing Forum.

When: Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 11:40 AM
Where: The Sainte Claire Hotel, San Jose, CA
What: MapR Chief Application Architect Ted Dunning will present a session titled: "Cognitive Computing on Hadoop, Low Tech and High Tech Approaches." This session will describe several of these approaches to cognitive computing that exhibit different trade-offs in terms of implementation complexity and advanced capabilities and will include results and demonstrations of these techniques.

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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