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Apache HBase Primer by Deepak Vohra

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© Deepak Vohra 2016

Deepak Vohra, Apache HBase Primer, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2424-3_1

1. Fundamental Characteristics

Deepak Vohra

(1)Apt 105, White Rock, British Columbia, Canada

Apache HBase is the Hadoop database. HBase is open source and its fundamental characteristics are that it is a non-relational, column-oriented, distributed, scalable, big data store. HBase provides schema flexibility. The fundamental characteristics of Apache HBase are as follows.

Distributed

HBase provides two distributed modes. In the pseudo-distributed mode, all HBase daemons run on a single node. In the fully-distributed mode , the daemons run on multiple nodes across a cluster. Pseudo-distributed mode can run against a local file system or an instance of the Hadoop Distributed ...

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