HBase is one of the new NoSQL data stores that have come up in the recent years and has been gaining popularity at a fast pace. It is a true open source implementation of the Google Bigtable, and is a part of the Hadoop ecosystem. HBase is known to scale to 100s of nodes easily, providing fast random access to terabytes and petabytes of data. This tutorial is to get you started in the world of HBase so you can build a scalable application of your own.
We’ll accomplish this by covering the following aspects:
We’ll also touch upon the following topics:
At the end of the tutorial, you’ll have a good understanding of how to effectively use HBase as the backend store for your application.
Jonathan Hsieh is a software engineer at Cloudera. He is an Apache HBase committer, and Apache Flume founder.
Himanshu Vashishtha is a Software engineer at Cloudera. He works in the HBase team.
He did his MSc and BTech from University of Alberta, and Indian Institute of Technology Varanasi, respectively.
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