MapR Shares Latest Innovations for Big Data in Kubernetes, Containers and Cloud, and Data Fabric at Strata Data Conference

September 06, 2018

Santa Clara, Calif. – September 5, 2018 - MapR® Technologies, Inc., the industry's leading data platform for AI and Analytics, today announced its executives will present at Strata Data Conference, held at Javits Center in New York, NY, September 11-13. MapR will be in booth #1013 showcasing the MapR Data Platform that advances to speed the operational impact of automated analytics, improve the productivity of developers and data scientists, lower TCO, and streamline security and storage across on-premises data centers, clouds and edge deployments.

Ted Dunning, chief application architect at MapR, will kick off the day on Wednesday, September 12 at 9:20 AM with his keynote presentation on "The Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything: But Can You Get That Into Production?" During his speech, Ted will present how the value in big data comes with successful deployments of machine learning, AI, and data-intensive applications. Ted explores how these new tools change how production systems can work and details the tools and techniques real teams are using to build real systems.

MapR Conference Session Highlights, Include:

When: Wednesday, September 12 at 11:20 AM
Where: 1A 01/02
What: Jim Scott, director of enterprise strategy and architecture at MapR, will present, "Data Operations Problems Created by Deep Learning and How to Fix Them." In this session, Jim will discuss the major impediments to successful completion of deep learning projects and how to solve them.

When: Wednesday, September 12 at 2:05 PM
Where: 1A 21/22
What: Jim Scott will present "Using the Blockchain in the Enterprise." During his presentation, Jim details relevant use cases for blockchain-based solutions from the automotive, healthcare and human resources, and finance industries, focusing on a suggested architecture to achieve high-transaction-rate private blockchains and decentralized applications backed by a blockchain.

When: Wednesday, September 12 at 2:55 PM
Where: 1E 09
What: Paul Curtis, principal solutions engineer at MapR, will present "Clouds and Containers: Case Studies for Big Data." In this session, Paul will explore how customers use different approaches to build their big data environments - using the same common requirements: reliable, scalable storage and flexibility.

When: Thursday, September 13 at 11:20 AM
Where: 1A 23/24
What: Ted Dunning, chief application architect at MapR, will discuss the core issues with stateful containerized applications that currently occur in all major orchestration systems, including Mesos, Yarn and Kubernetes. In his session, "Progress for Big Data in Kubernetes," attendees will learn how these problems can be dealt with using new capabilities of Kubernetes.

MapR will also host complimentary book signings at its booth Wednesday, September 12 from 3:35 – 4:15 pm and Thursday, September 13 from 12:30 - 1:15 pm with authors, Ted Dunning, PhD, board member of the Apache Software Foundation and chief application architect at MapR, and Ellen Friedman, PhD, principal technologist at MapR. Published by O’Reilly Media, the soon-to-be released book, AI and Analytics in Production, examines best practices for maximizing the value of data-driven applications in production.

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About MapR Technologies

MapR Technologies is a visionary Silicon Valley software company and creator of the next-generation data platform for AI and analytics, with the scale and reliability required by enterprise-grade, mission-critical deployments. The MapR Data Platform delivers the power of dataware to accelerate data-driven innovation. Forward leaning companies such as Cisco, Philips, and Société Générale, are able to create new data-driven solutions to outperform the competition. Learn more:

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