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MapR Shares Leading Insights on Deep Learning, IoT and Building Next-Gen Applications at Strata Data Conference 2017
By Globenewswire

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the Converged Data Platform that integrates analytics with operational applications in real time, announced today its keynote and several other speaking sessions taking place at Strata Data Conference, held at Javits Center in New York City, September 25-28. MapR will be in booth #415 showcasing the MapR Converged Data Platform, which enables customers to capture the power of big data by applying analytics in real-time to operational applications to improve business outcomes.

The MapR keynote at Strata will highlight approaches customers are taking around the world as they craft enterprise-wide data strategies that range from creating breakthrough apps using new technologies to architecting multi-cloud global data fabrics.

When: Wednesday, September 27 at 9:20 AM

Where: 3EWhat: Anil Gadre, EVP and chief product officer at MapR, will present his keynote, “A whole new way to think about your next-gen applications,“ where he will address the challenges of building applications that harness all data types and sources. Anil will share how converged capabilities ranging from cloud-scale data store to powerful database and integrated persisted streaming create new possibilities for enterprise developers looking to architect, develop and deploy applications that were impossible until now.

There will also be complimentary O’Reilly books and author signings at the MapR booth. Ted Dunning, PhD, board member of the Apache Software Foundation and chief application architect at MapR; and co-author Ellen Friedman, PhD, principal technologist at MapR and Apache committer, will unveil their 8th book at the conference. Book signings will take place on Wednesday, September 27 from 3:35-4:15 PM and Thursday, September 28 from 10:45-11:20 AM.

Additional MapR-featured conference sessions:

When: Tuesday, September 26 at 11:00 AM

Where: 1E 11
What: Jim Scott, director of enterprise strategy and architecture at MapR, will present, “How to Leverage the Cloud for Business Solutions.” In this session, Jim shares use cases that may be best run in the cloud versus on-premises, points out opportunities to optimize cost and operational benefits, and explains how to move your data between locations.

When: Wednesday, September 27 at 11:20 AM
Where: 1E 09
What: Mateusz Dymczyk, software engineer at, and Mathieu Dumoulin, a data scientist at MapR, will present “State-of-the-Art Robot Predictive Maintenance with Real-Time Sensor Data.” In this session, they will showcase how to build real-time IoT pipelines by leveraging well-known, standard enterprise big data components such as H2O, TensorFlow, MapR, Kafka, and Spark.

When: Wednesday, September 27 at 1:15 PM
Where: 1A 04/05
What: Jack Norris, senior vice president of data and applications at MapR, will detail the infrastructure, development and data management principles used by successful leaders to drive agility regardless of application volume or scale during his talk, “The Essentials for Digital Growth.”

When: Wednesday, September 27 at 3:45 PM
Where: Solutions Showcase
What: Anoop Dawar, vice president, product management at MapR, will present, “Act Locally, Learn Globally: A New Way to Harness Data from the Edge to the Cloud and Back.” Anoop will share how leading companies are leveraging enterprise data fabrics to analyze, process and act on data wherever it resides while also being able to construct global knowledge to learn from all the data securely without violating privacy regulations.

When: Wednesday, September 27 at 4:35 PM
Where: 1A 15/16/17
What: Paul Curtis, principal solutions engineer at MapR, will present, “Why Containers and Microservices Need Streaming Data.” In this talk, Paul will discuss the design of highly scalable real-world systems that take advantage of the powerful triad of containers, microservices, and message streaming. Paul will also share real-world customer case histories that highlight how these approaches interact.

When: Thursday, September 28 at 2:05 PM
Where: 1A 06/07
What: In this session, “Tensor Abuse in the Workplace,” Ted Dunning will demystify modern tensor-based computation systems by showing how they really just implement incredibly simple operations and allow us to express these operations very concisely. Ted will present how they can be used for a number of other computations — offering examples using TensorFlow that illustrate this simplicity and sophistication.

About MapR Technologies
Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., MapR provides the industry’s only Converged Data Platform that enables customers to harness the power of big data by combining analytics in real-time with operational applications and improving business outcomes. With MapR, enterprises have a data management platform to undertake digital transformation initiatives that achieve a competitive edge. Amazon, Cisco, Google, Microsoft, SAP, and other leading businesses are part of the global MapR partner ecosystem. For more information, visit

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

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

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