In this recipe, we will look at HBase backup and restore. We have discussed in the Namenode high availability section about the importance of backup, despite having HA. We will look at ways to take snapshots and restore it.
For this recipe, you must have completed the Setting up multi-node Hbase cluster recipe and have a basic understanding of the backup principles.
master1.cyrus.comHBase master node and switch to the user
$ hbase snapshot create -n test_30march -t test