MapR to Discuss Next Gen Hadoop, Apache Drill, Apache Spark at Big Data Everywhere Conferences in May

April 29, 2015

Industry experts to also highlight Hadoop and related technologies at conferences and meetups throughout next month

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced participation at two Big Data Everywhere one-day conferences in May that will be held in Washington, D.C. on May 12 and in Denver, CO on May 21. Both events include engaging presentations that cover approaches and use cases that can help attendees understand the technical, business and practical aspects of Hadoop technologies.

When: Tuesday, May 12

What: Big Data Everywhere DC Area, hosted by Data Education, DC

Where: Sheraton Tysons Corner, Tysons Corner

Who: MapR Director of Enterprise Strategy Jim Scott will present on: “The Next Generation Enterprise Architecture” and MapR Chief Application Architect and Apache Committer for Apache Mahout, Drill, and ZooKeeper Projects Ted Dunning will speak on the topic of “Practical Computing with Chaos.” The event will also feature presentations by comScore, Teradata, Terbium Labs and George Mason University. This event is co-presented by MapR and Teradata and sponsored by Protegrity and Skytree.

When: Thursday, May 21

What: Big Data Everywhere Denver, hosted by Denver Spark Meetup

Where: Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center, Denver, CO

Who: MapR Director of Product Management Neeraja Rentachintala will present a session titled: “Rethinking SQL for Big Data with Apache Drill” and Dunning will present: “Math in Spark: How Mahout makes Spark do Math.” Additional sessions by FullContact, Otto Ops, Protegrity, Return Path, Sovrn, and Teradata will feature discussions around various Apache projects, architecture and real-world use cases. This event is co-presented by MapR and Teradata and sponsored by Protegrity.

Big Data Everywhere Washington, D.C. and Denver agenda details, including presentation times and additional speaker info and registration are available at the Big Data Everywhere website. These conferences are open to the public for $49. Big Data Everywhere events are also scheduled for Singapore, London, Sydney and Boston.

Also during May, MapR will also present at the The Escape Conference in Chicago on May 2. On May 12, MapR will present at the Data Summit 2015 in New York City and Global Big Data Boot Camp Conference in Dallas on May 16.


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