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HBase: The Definitive Guide

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If you're looking for a scalable storage solution to accommodate a virtually endless amount of data, this book shows you how Apache HBase can fulfill your needs. As the open source implementation of Google's BigTable architecture, HBase scales to billions of rows and millions of columns, while ensuring that write and read performance remain constant. Many IT executives ar

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Paperback, 554 pages
Published September 20th 2011 by O'Reilly Media (first published May 15th 2011)
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Anton Kalyaev
Feb 02, 2015 Anton Kalyaev rated it really liked it
The book contains many useful information. I especially liked two chapters: "Architecture" and "Installation / Requirements" about necessary hardware and tuning it to work with HBase.
Alex Ott
May 02, 2012 Alex Ott rated it it was amazing
Shelves: big-data
This book is comprehensive guide to HBase - starting from base things, like installing it, performing basic operations, etc., it continues to more advanced techniques like coprocessors, integration with map/reduce, and finishing with maintenance and performance tuning.
If you're interested in work with HBase, then this book will be best source of information...
James
Sep 19, 2012 James rated it liked it
Good intro to Hbase, and great as an ongoing reference. Could have done a much better job introducing good patterns of schema design (examples use padded ascii versions of numbers in primary keys for example, when in real life one would probably be better off using the byte representation of the number)
Konstantin Root
Nov 17, 2011 Konstantin Root rated it it was amazing
This is the book to read if you are interested in HBase - its well written and covers all areas.
And at this point this is the only book on HBase, so you no option :)
Alexander Chistyakov
Probably too much information for a single book. I was quite tired when I finished reading it. :)
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