Setting up single node HBase cluster

In this recipe, we will see how to set up an HBase single node cluster and its components. Apache HBase works on the basis of client server architecture with an HBase master and slaves known as region servers. The HBase master can be co-located with the Namenode, but it is recommended to run it on a dedicated node. The region servers will run on Datanodes.

In this recipe, we are just setting up a single node HBase cluster with the HBase master, a region server running on a single node with Namenode, and Datanode daemons.

Getting ready

Before going through the recipes in this chapter, make sure you have gone through the steps to install the Hadoop cluster with HDFS and YARN enabled. We need a single node for this ...

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