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HBase High Performance Cookbook by Ruchir Choudhry

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Administering clusters

It's pivotal at this time to know more about the HBase administrative process, as it stores petabyte of data in distributed locations and requires the system to work smoothly agnostic to the location of the data in a multithreaded, easy-to-manage environment in addition to the hardware, OS, JDK and other hardware and software components.

HbBase and administrative GUI provide the current state of the cluster and and plenty of command-line tools, which can really give us an in-depth knowledge about what is going on in the cluster.

Getting ready

We must have a HDFS/Hadoop setup in a cluster or fully distributed mode as the first step, which we did it in the earlier section. The second step is to have an HBase setup in a fully ...

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