Use cases of HBase

There are a number of use cases where HBase can be a storage system. This section discusses a few of the popular use cases for HBase and the well-known companies that have adopted HBase. Let's discuss the use cases first:

  • Handling content: In today's world, a variety of content is available for the users for consumption. Also, the variety of application clients, such as browser, mobile, and so on, leads to an additional requirement where each client needs the same content in different formats. Users not only consume content but also generate a variety of content in a large volume with a high velocity, such as tweets, Facebook posts, images, bloging, and many more. HBase is the perfect choice as the backend of such applications, ...

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