Performing the Hbase operation in CLI

Now that we have gone through various operations in Pig and Hive, it's time to learn about some operations in Hbase. Hbase is a NoSQL database and runs on top of HDFS. In this recipe, we are going to take a look at how to perform various Hbase command-line operations.

Getting ready

To perform this recipe, you should have a Hadoop cluster running as well as the latest version of Hbase installed on it. In case you don't know how to install Hbase, here is a link you can refer to http://hbase.apache.org/book.html#quickstart.

How to do it

Once the installation is complete, execute the following command to start daemons that are related to Hbase such as Zookeeper, Hbase Master, and Hbase region server:

/usr/local/hbase/bin/start-hbase.sh ...

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