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Users of World’s Largest Production HBase Deployments Present at Annual Community Conference Hosted by Cloudera

MEDIA ALERT: PALO ALTO, CA. -- March 26, 2015 --

What: Today, the HBaseCon 2015 Program Committee announced the speaker lineup and agenda for the fourth annual HBaseCon, the premier community event for Apache HBase contributors, developers, admins, and users of all skill levels. The full-day event includes keynotes, breakout sessions, and networking opportunities.

HBaseCon was founded and is hosted/organized by Cloudera, with Program Committee representation from Cask Data, Cloudera, Facebook, Google, Hortonworks, and

Who: Keynotes include:

  • “State of HBase” (Andrew Purtell,; Enis Söztutar, Hortonworks; Michael Stack, Cloudera)

  • “Bigtable and HBase: Storing the World's Data” (Carter Page, Google)

  • “Zen: A Graph Data Model on HBase” (Raghavendra Prabhu and Xun Liu, Pinterest)

  • “The Evolution of HBase @ Bloomberg” (Matthew Hunt and Sudarshan Kadambi, Bloomberg)

Session speakers are developers and operators of some of the world’s most impressive production HBase deployments, including those in use at:

  • Adobe

  • Bloomberg

  • Cerner

  • CyberAgent

  • Dropbox

  • eBay

  • Facebook


  • Flipboard

  • Google

  • Pinterest

  • Rocket Fuel


  • Xiaomi

  • Yahoo!

Sponsors of HBaseCon include:

  • Gold/Silver: Bloomberg, Cask Data, Google, Hortonworks, MapR,

  • Community: Apache Software Foundation, The Hive Think Tank

  • Media: O’Reilly Media

When: Thursday, May 7, 2015, 7.30am-8.00pm PT

Where: The Westin St. Francis on Union Square, 335 Powell Street, San Francisco, California, 94102

Registration, Agenda, and Sponsorship Information: For more information about HBaseCon 2015, visit:

HBase Training for HBaseCon 2015 Attendees:

For those interested in Cloudera University training for Apache HBase, the company is offering a three-day training class in San Francisco prior to the conference from May 4-6, 2015. HBaseCon attendees are eligible for a 15% discount on this training session only.


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