MapR to Host Webinar Featuring Independent Research Firms on Hadoop in the Cloud

August 07, 2012

MapR Technologies, Inc., the provider of the open, enterprise-grade distribution for Apache Hadoop, is hosting an upcoming one-hour webinar featuring GigaOM, Neuralytix and Dragon Slayer Consulting: Considerations for Hadoop in the Cloud.

What: Considerations for Hadoop in the Cloud webinar

Who: GigaOM Research Director for Cloud, Jo Maitland; Neuralytix Managing Director, Ben Woo; Dragon Slayer Consulting President, Marc Staimer and MapR Vice President of Marketing, Jack Norris.

Date/Time: Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. ET, 10:00 a.m. PT

Interest in using Hadoop to process large data sets is growing fast. Enterprises are moving from proof of concept to positioning Hadoop as a strategic platform. With that comes a set of questions on how to harden it for mission-critical applications.

What Will Be Discussed:

  • What are the use cases for Hadoop in the cloud?
  • Are all Hadoop cloud services created equal?
  • What are the challenges of deploying Hadoop in the cloud today?
  • What are the future trends surrounding Big Data and Hadoop in the cloud?

Who Should Attend:

  • CIOs
  • Data managers/developers
  • IT decision makers
  • Business strategists and decision makers
  • Cloud platform providers
  • Service provider executives
  • Enterprise software and technology vendors

Dont miss this opportunity to hear these leading thought-leaders discuss the issues and compare best practices.

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About MapR Technologies

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