Come one, come all to the next HBase User Group meetup hosted by the kind folks of Wize Commerce (http://www.wizecommerce.com/)
Abhijit Pol of RocketFuel (http://rocketfuel.com/), the man w/ the best title in the Industry, Senior Rocket Scientist, will describe how they got the sweet mention in the NYT (http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/09/technology/data-driven-discovery-is-techs-new-wave-unboxed.html?_r=2) and the models they've deployed on HBase that help them do user evaluations in real time Jon Gray will do a tell-all on what he and his Continuuity (http://continuuity.com/) homeboys have been building on top of HBase over this last year. Yingji Zhang of Wize Commerce and his crew will describe their port from mysql to HBase project Jesse Yates of SalesForce (https://www.salesforce.com/) on the fat Snapshotting patch that is about to land in HBase trunk James Taylor of Salesforce on Phoenix, a soon-to-be-open-sourced SQL layer for low latency queries over HBase data. Jeremy Carroll on HBase @ Klout Let us know if you have anything you'd like to talk about (Anything from 30second pitch on up to full session).
Pizza and Beer if you all are well-behaved.