Session Presented at 5th IndicThreads.com Conference On Java held on 10-11 December 2010 in Pune, India
Hbase is an open-source, non-relational, distributed, sparse, column-oriented data-store modeled after Google’s BigTable and is written in Java.
In this presentation we will talk about how to migrate a RDBMS based Java application to Hbase based application. We will have a discussion on following points:
• Hbase schema design (a paradigm shift from the way we think about data-storage right now) compared to RDBMS based schema design.
• The challenges faced while porting the application with HBase.
• Introduction to HBql to query the data from Hbase.
• Monitoring example application for Hbase (JMX APIs exposed) and Machine’s performance with Gangila.
• Discussion on Thrift interface and how can we used Rest interface to integrate hbase with non java based applications.
• Cluster replication and what is coming in the next major 0.90 release of Hbase.
• We will end up the session, with the demo of ported application.
Takeaways for the Audience 1. When is Hbase appropriate and when not?
2. Hbase architecture and schema design
3. RDBMS vs Hbase
4. Interfacing Hbase with applications using Thrift or REST
5. Hbase cluster and Replication
6. Hbase monitoring
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