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MapR to Present on Innovations in IoT, Machine Learning and Kubernetes at Convergence Dallas, Cloud Expo and Scale by the Bay

November 01, 2018

Santa Clara, Calif. – November 1, 2018 – MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry's leading data platform for AI and Analytics, today announced its executives will present on various data topics, including IoT, machine learning and Kubernetes at industry events throughout November.

MapR conference session highlights include:

Convergence Dallas
When: Thursday, November 8 at 8:00 AM
Where: The Westin Galleria Dallas, TX
What: A full-day seminar, focusing on busting through big data myths. MapR executives and technical experts will present on how to solve real-world problems by harnessing disruptions in data, artificial intelligence, cloud, containers, and edge technologies. Jeff Schmitz, cloud solutions architect and Anna Drummond PhD, data science manager, at Sanchez Oil & Gas will present on “Using MapR in the Cloud to Accelerate Data Science.”

Cloud Expo
When: Monday, November 12 at 10:00 AM
Where: Roosevelt Hotel, New York, NY
What: William Peterson, vice president, industry solutions at MapR, will present on “IoT Data: From the Edge to the Cloud and Back.” This session will explore a new way to think about next-gen applications and how to address the challenges of building applications that harness all data types and sources.

Scale by the Bay
When: Saturday, November 17 at 9:50 AM
Where: Twitter HQ, San Francisco, CA
What: Skyler Thomas, engineer at MapR, will lead a talk on “Street Fighting Techniques for Multi-Tenant Machine Learning and Big Data Workloads on Kubernetes.” Skyler will examine the various challenges in building an application that uses machine learning at scale in Kubernetes. He will demonstrate how to launch many Spark clusters in a shared environment and the various tricks for making this work on Kubernetes at scale; using Kubeflow to train and serve deep learning models and GPU reservation and scheduling.


About MapR Technologies

MapR Technologies, provider of the industry's next generation data platform for AI and Analytics, enables enterprises to inject analytics into their business processes to increase revenue, reduce costs, and mitigate risks. MapR addresses the data complexities of high-scale and mission critical distributed processing from the cloud to the edge, IoT analytics, and container persistence. Global 2000 enterprises trust the MapR Data Platform to help them solve their most complex AI and analytics challenges. Amazon, Cisco, Google, Microsoft, SAP and other leading businesses are all part of the MapR ecosystem. For more information, visit

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Media Contacts

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

Kim Pegnato
MapR Technologies, Inc.
(781) 620-0016