MapR to Present on AI, Machine Learning, Kubernetes and Kubeflow at Upcoming Industry Conferences

Executives Speaking at Gartner Data & Analytics Summit, NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference and Strata Data Conference

SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MapR® Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s next generation data platform for AI and Analytics, today announced its executives will present on various data topics, including AI, machine learning and Kubernetes at industry events throughout March.

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NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC)

When: Monday, March 18 at 11:00 AM
Where: San Jose McEnery Convention Center, Marriott Hotel Ballroom 3 (Level 2/Concourse)
What: Jim Scott, vice president, Enterprise Architecture, MapR, will present, “Problems Taking AI to Production, and How to Fix Them.” As data becomes enriched, and parameters tuned and explored, there is a need for versioning everything, including the data. In this session, Jim will discuss new approaches that must be taken to create solutions given the complexity of the problems with the inclusion of vast amounts of data.

Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2019
When: Wednesday, March 20 at 2:15 PM
Where: Orlando World Center Marriott
What: Jack Norris, senior vice president, Data and Applications, MapR, will lead the session, “Unlocking AI Value at Scale: 3 Key Building Blocks and 1 Massive Mistake to Avoid.” When it comes to transforming businesses – engaging customers, improving products, optimizing services, and managing risk – the focus often moves to AI and analytics. This session will delve into the building blocks and the one massive mistake to avoid for any organization looking to leverage AI.

Strata Data Conference
When: Wednesday, March 27 at 2:40 PM
Where: Moscone West, Room 2011
What: Ted Dunning, chief application architect at MapR, will present an, “Online Evaluation of Machine Learning Models.” In this session, Ted offers a survey of useful ways to evaluate models in the real world, breaking the problem of evaluation apart into operational and function evaluation and demonstrating how to do each without unnecessary pain and suffering.

When: Wednesday, March 27 at 5:10 PM
Where: Moscone West, Room 2008
What: Terry He, senior director of engineering at MapR and Skyler Thomas, MapR engineer, will lead the session, “Persistent Storage for Machine Learning in KubeFlow.” Attendees will learn the benefits of using Kubeflow and the considerations that are important for mounting persistent storage to a KubeFlow tenant in order to provide a unified security model and secure data access that doesn’t require any data movement.

When: Thursday, March 28 at 2:40 PM
Where: Moscone West, Room 2008
What: Paul Curtis, principal solutions engineer at MapR, will present “Clusters in Kubernetes on a Cluster: Building a Multi-Tenant Environment for the Field.” This presentation details how the service was built, the lessons learned along the way, and how this service will expand in the future.

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

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