10th Anniversary!


Thank you for making Our Combined Anniversary/Holiday/Christmas Party/get-together a joyous event!!!


✥ Our/HCCUG.org 10th Anniversary/Holiday/Christmas Party ✥ Houston Google Cloud UG's 1st Anniversary/Holiday Party

Proud of our diverse Houston TEXAN Cloud Community ...

age, gender, race & ethnicity, beliefs, technologies & experience, etc.

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR VETERANS WHO ATTENDED ... OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS WITH THOSE WHO COULD NOT!!!

Shout out to our friends from Houston C++ User Group, especially those who took time to RSVP!

Here's a sampling of few photos ...

We THANK Hybrid Decisions Corp for 10 awesome years!


We were doing this combined party and then Google offered to Sponsor ... THANK YOU GOOGLE!
some of those who remained to the end ... from various walks of life ... united under one flag from the proud State of TEXAS!!!
The last photo taken that night ~ the selfless folks who power this group (we are missing a few here) ... THANK YOU doesn't seems to say enough!

Artwork, compliments of our very own Artist, Marie Gonzales

Heart of Texas Menu: Beef Brisket, Chili Stew, Three Bean Salad, with all the fixings :-)

Custom Specialty Menu for those with allergies and dietary restrictions:

2 types of Japanese Noodles, Japanese Egg Fried Rice, Japanese Eggless/Vegetarian Fried Rice, and Indo-Chinese Kosher/Halal Chicken, with white/brown/dark chocolate marble cake and a goody-bag to-go :-)
Video snippet of cutting Houston Google Cloud UG's 1st Anniversary Cake
Video snippet of cutting Houston Cloud Computing UG's 10th Anniversary Cake

... a little something/goody-bag to take home some of the sweetness & fun ... with GDG Stickers

Here's wishing each of us make our loved ones feel even more valued during this season of giving!


Gist of what we did in 2018

... so y'all know what we achieved together in our Decade-1 :-)

Celebrating our 10th year (2008 to 2018)

with 1K+ members & counting — gradually rolling out new benefits, such as:


✥ 2018: Launched New Google Cloud meetup.com/Houston-GOOGLE-Cloud-User-Group (a.k.a., Houston GDG Cloud on Google)

✥ 2018: Launched New Sponsorship program (extremely limited slots/availability)… SPONSOR registration/sign-up (click-here)

✥ 2018: Launched New site (this one) with quite some Member-only benefits/programs, .


Thanks to Microsoft for providing us venue all these years until we decided to move in Dec2018:

HCCUG.org @ Microsoft Technology Center, 750 Town and Country Blvd #1000, Houston, TX 77024


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THANKS to our Sponsors YOU have "no-charge" events with refreshments


BTW: Do you want to Sponsor|Advertise ? click here


2018 Event Sponsors

Sep-26: Talendseamlessly integrates with AWS, Microsoft, Google, Snowflake, and more

Aug-22: Hybrid Decisions Corp … played a part of the birth & growth of Microsoft's Cloud (Azure & Office 365)

Jul-25: Microsoft … special-event: combined with AzureHouston

Jun-27: Hybrid Decisions Corp … played a part of the birth & growth of Microsoft's Cloud (Azure & Office 365)

May-23: Cloudreach … one of the fastest growing European companies making headway in the US

Apr-25: Snowflake … the first UNICORN company of 2018 with the first EDW DB built for the cloud

Mar-28: Canonical … the makers of Ubuntu Linux

Feb-28: Zerto … a Single "IT Resiliency" Platform across 350+ clouds (incl., Azure, and AWS )

Jan-24: Google … Productivity/GTD with Google's NEW G-Suite … click here to get your own NEW Google G-Suite


… more info on Past Events page


Key Sponsors ~ since 2008:

~ Houston: for providing us with the venue (and even free parking at their old/previous Houston location)

~ Redmond: for providing us with speakers, preview-content, etc.

~ for Google Apps/G-Suite (e.g., website, email, YouTube with live-stream, and even phone number)

~ for increasing support, resulting in us launching/running the new meetup.com/Houston-Google-Cloud-User-Group

Hybrid Decisions Corp (Founding Patron)

~ our founding and sole sponsor for everything else since 2008 …


We encourage our members to enjoy …

Note: We are NOT paid by any of the following to list their events


▹ Google Cloud Community via Houston Google Cloud User Group on Meetup.com

This is another community effort run by HCCUG.org. We run this in conjunction with Google. Our group is listed on Google's Cloud Community meetup listings (a.k.a Houston GDG Cloud)

we thank them for having us every year (except 2018 due to schedule conflict)

SQL Saturday Hou & BR

we thank Houston SQL Server User Group for having us speak at every SQL Saturday in Houston, and brssug for inviting us in 2018

Houston SQL Server User Group

Baton Rouge SQL Server Usr Grp