PhillyDB: Hbase and MapR M7

Submitted by admin on Wed, 03/13/2013 - 17:08

This presentation will provide an overview of Hbase as well as MapR's M7 NoSQL database.

We will begin with a discussion of the basic Hbase architecture and the problems it solves. We will then discuss how MapR's M7, like M5, adds innovative features that provide tangible advantages to Hbase users while maintaining API compatibility."

Keys Botzum is a Senior Principal Technologist with MapR Technologies. He has over 15 years of experience in large scale distributed system design. Mr. Botzum has worked with a variety of distributed technologies, including Sun RPC, DCE, CORBA, Java EE, AFS, and DFS. Recently, he has been focusing on Hadoop and related technologies. Previously he was a Senior Technical Staff Member with IBM and a respected author of many articles on WebSphere Application Server as well as a book. He holds a Masters degree in Computer Science from Stanford University and a B.S. in Applied Mathematics/Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.

Mr. Botzum has published numerous papers on WebSphere and WebSphere security on IBM DeveloperWorks WebSphere. He is also an author of the book IBM WebSphere: Deployment and Advanced Configuration

To learn more about MapR Technologies and their market leading Hadoop distribution, see

PhillyDB will meet on the 16th floor of the MSB. Note that the meeting may be listed at the front desk under the name 'Technically Philly Groups'.


6:00 - 6:30 - Food, networking
6:30 - 8:00 - Presentation
8:15 - ??? - Socializing/networking @ Nodding Head Brewpub

March 19 · 6:00 PM - Municipal Services Building

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