This HUG is kindly being sponsored and hosted by Trend Micro. The location is still to be determined.
Andrew Purtell of Trend Micro will be presenting on what Trend Micro is doing with HBase as well as his HBase related projects -- Stargate, Coprocessors, "hosted HBase".
John Sichi from Facebook will be presenting on HBase/Hive integration.
Mahadev Konar of Yahoo will be presenting on ZooKeeper, the coordination service used extensively by HBase, what's new in the 3.3.0 release, and why HBase users should upgrade.
We will also going to host a Hackathon (see http://www.meetup.com... (http://www.meetup.com/hackathon/)) prior to the meetup, on the same day. Hackathon from 12-5pm, meetup from 6-8pm, networking after until about 9pm. The hackathon will be at the same venue as the meetup. Space at the hackathon will be limited to 30. For more information, see: http://www.meetup.com... (http://www.meetup.com/hackathon/)