Installing HBase

HBase is the database based on Hadoop. It is a distributed, scalable Big Data storage system. In this section, we are going to list steps about installing HBase in our Hadoop cluster.

Getting ready

To install HBase, we assume that Hadoop has been configured without any issues.

Download HBase from a mirror site. Similar to downloading Hadoop, HBase is hosted on mirrors all over the world. Visit the link http://www.apache.org/dyn/closer.cgi/hbase/, and select the nearest mirror (the suggested mirror on the top is the optimal choice). After selecting the mirror, follow the link to select the HBase version; we suggest the stable version. For example, follow the link http://mirror.quintex.com/apache/hbase/stable/ and you can see the ...

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