O'Reilly logo

HBase in Action: Foreword by Michael Stack by Nick Dimiduk and Amandeep Khurana

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 4. HBase table design

 

This chapter covers
  • HBase schema design concepts
  • Mapping relational modeling knowledge to the HBase world
  • Advanced table definition parameters
  • HBase Filters to optimize read performance

 

In the first three chapters, you learned about interacting with HBase using the Java API and built a sample application to learn how to do so. As a part of building our TwitBase, you created tables in your HBase instance to store data in. The table definition was given to you, and you created the tables without going into the details of why you created them the way you did. In other words, we didn’t talk about how many column families to have, how many columns to have in a column family, what data should go into the column ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required