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Hypertable is a database system that performs the storage and processing of big data, similar to Apache HBase, with one of the greatest differences being that Hypertable hosts a query cache. The entire database is written in C++ and runs in tandem with a distributed file system.

Hypertable was originally created by Doug Judd and a team of software architects at event search firm Zvents (now owned by StubHub) to model Google Bigtable. After its initial build, the database was released as an open source system.

Creator: Zvents
President: Chris Tsakalakis (CEO Hub Stub)
2005: Zvents founded
2008: Hypertable released and open sourced
2011: Zvents acquired by Ebay-owned StubHub

StubHub is headquartered in San Francisco, California, USA.