MapR Chief Application Architect to Co-Present at O’Reilly’s OSCON Open Source 2011 Convention

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Session Highlights Developments in Mahout Clustering and Classification

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MapR Technologies Inc., announced today that its Chief Application Architect, Ted Dunning, will be co-presenting at the O’Reilly OSCON Open Source 2011 Convention in Portland, Oregon, alongside Robin Anil, Google Software Engineer.

The tutorial details the evolution of Mahout with a focus on clustering and classification. This session aims to help users set up Mahout to run on Hadoop, and delves into how Mahout can be executed on some of the larger datasets. Developers are walked through the ideas behind specific algorithms and explore how they can be used to solve real-world problems.

Co-located with OSCON at the Oregon Convention Center, OSCON Data is the first-of-its-kind open source event, gathering developers who are hands-on and evolving architectures and tools to manage data. Attendees will learn about open source technologies for gathering, storing, and analyzing data that make it possible to use new data sources and do new things with existing data.

Who: Ted Dunning, Chief Application Architect, MapR Technologies

What: OSCON Data Tutorial Session, Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 4:10pm PT

Where: OSCON Data is taking place on July 25-29 in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Dunning will be presenting in the Oregon Ballroom 203.

You can follow Dr. Dunning throughout the conference via Twitter at @ted_dunning.

About MapR Technologies
MapR allows more businesses to harness the power of big data analytics. MapR's innovations make Hadoop more reliable, more affordable, more manageable and significantly easier to use. The company is headquartered in San Jose, CA. Investors include Lightspeed Venture Partners and NEA. For more information about MapR, please visit

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