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Users of Diverse, Real-World Apache HBase Deployments Present at Premier Community Event

MEDIA ALERT: PALO ALTO, Calif. – March 11, 2014 –

What: Today, the HBaseCon Program Committee announced the final speaker lineup and sessions for the third annual HBaseCon, the premier community event for Apache HBase contributors, developers, admins, and users of all skill levels (hosted by Cloudera). The full-day event includes general sessions, breakout sessions and networking opportunities.

The General Session features keynotes from Facebook, Google, and engineers – including a talk about Google’s current internal use case and roadmap for its Bigtable technology (which originally inspired the creation of HBase).

Who: Keynote speakers include:

  • Mike Olson, chief strategy officer, Cloudera
  • Avtandil Garakanidze, group product manager, and Carter Page, engineering manager, Google
  • Michael Stack, software engineer, Cloudera, and HBase project management committee chair
  • Liyin Tang, software engineer, Facebook, and HBase project management committee member
  • Lars Hofhansl, software architect,, and HBase project management committee Member

Sponsors include:

  • Event: Cloudera, Continuuity, Facebook, Hortonworks, Intel, LSI, MapR, Splice Machine, and WibiData
  • Community: Apache Software Foundation
  • Media: O’Reilly Media, The Hive, NoSQL Weekly

When: Monday, May 5, 2014, 7.30am-8.00pm PT

Where: Hilton San Francisco Union Square, 333 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102

Registration and Sponsorship Information 
For more information about HBaseCon 2014, visit:, or register at:

Apache HBase Training for HBaseCon 2014 Attendees 
For those interested in Cloudera training for Apache HBase, the company is offering a four-day training class in San Francisco following the conference on May 6-9, 2014. HBaseCon attendees are eligible for a 15% discount on this training session only.

Accepted Sessions

Bigtable Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
Avtandil Garakanidze and Carter Page

Blackbird: Storing Billions of Rows a Couple of Milliseconds Away
Ishan Chhabra, Shrijeet Paliwal and Abhijit Pol (Rocketfuel)

Bulk Loading in the Wild: Ingesting the World's Energy Data
Eric Chang (Opower) and Jean-Daniel Cryans (Cloudera)

Content Identification using HBase
Daniel Nelson (Nielsen)

Cross-Site BigTable using HBase
Jingcheng Du, Ramkrishna Vasudevan and Anoop John (Intel)

Data Evolution in HBase
Eric Czech and Alec Zopf (Next Big Sound)

Design Patterns for Building 360-degree Views with HBase and Kiji
Jonathan Natkins (WibiData)

Digital Library Collection Management using HBase
Ron Buckley (OCLC)

From MongoDB to HBase in Six Easy Months
Shreeganesh Ramanan (Optimizely)

A Graph Service for Global Web Entities Traversal and Reputation Evaluation Based on HBase
Scott Miao (Trend Micro)

Harmonizing Multi-tenant HBase Clusters for Managing Workload Diversity 
Dheeraj Kapur, Rajiv Chittajallu and Anish Mathew (Yahoo!)

HBase at Bloomberg: High Availability Needs for the Financial Industry
Sudarshan Kadambi (Bloomberg LP)

HBase at Xiaomi
Liang Xie and Honghua Feng (Xiamoi)

HBase Backups
Jesse Yates (, Demai Ni, Songqing Ding and Jing Chen He (IBM)

HBase Data Modeling and Access Patterns with Kite SDK 
Adam Warrington (Cloudera)

HBase Design Patterns @ Yahoo!
Francis Liu (Yahoo!)

HBase: Extreme Makeover
Vladimir Rodionov (Carrier IQ)

HBase: Just the Basics
Jesse Anderson (Cloudera)

HBase Read High Availability Using Timeline-Consistent Region Replicas
Enis Soztutar and Deveraj Das (Hortonworks)

HBase: Where Online Meets Low Latency
Nick Dimiduk (Hortonworks) and Nicolas Liochon (Scaled Risk)

Large-scale Web Apps @ Pinterest 
Varun Sharma (Pinterest)

New Security Features in Apache HBase 0.98: An Operator's Guide
Andrew Purtell, Anoop John amd Ramkrishna Vasudevan (Intel)

OpenTSDB 2.0
Chris Larsen (Limelight Networks) and Benoit Sigoure (Arista Networks)

Presto + HBase: A Distributed SQL Query Execution Engine on Top of HBase 
Manukranth Kolloju (Facebook)

Real-time HBase: Lessons from the Cloud
Bryan Beaudreault (HubSpot)

Smooth Operators Panel
Moderated by Eric Sammer (Cloudera)

State of HBase: Meet the Release Managers 
HBase release managers Lars Hofhansl, Jon Hsieh, Enis Soztutar, Michael Stack, and Liyin Tang

The State of HBase Replication
Jean-Daniel Cryans (Cloudera)

A Survey of HBase Application Archetypes
Lars George and Jon Hsieh (Cloudera)

Tales from the Cloudera Field
Kevin O’Dell, Aleksandr Shulman and Kathleen Ting (Cloudera)

Tasmo: Building HBase Applications From Event Streams
Pete Matern and Jonathan Colt (Jive Software)

Use Apache Phoenix to Get the Most Out of HBase
James Taylor (


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