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From stephen mulcahy <stephen.mulc...@deri.org>
Subject Re: HBase configuration...
Date Thu, 01 Oct 2009 07:47:35 GMT

I could be way off the mark here - but if you are running HBase on top 
of Hadoop in the default configuration then it may be using /tmp for 
HDFS. This gets wiped on reboot which would cause the problems you are 


stack wrote:
> Shut it down cleanly (./bin/stop-hbase.sh).  My guess is that you are
> killing it before it has chance to flush its in-memory state.
> HBase questions will get more timely response if posted to the hbase lists
> (see hbase.org).
> Yours,
> St.Ack St.Ack
> On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 9:22 AM, Something Something <luckyguy2050@yahoo.com
>> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I noticed that if I start HBase in "standalone" mode it creates a table in
>> memory.  In other words, after rebooting the machine, the table goes away.
>> I would like to persist the table to a local file system.  How can I do
>> that?  Do I have to use "Psuedo Distribution" mode for this?
>> Please help.  Thanks.

Stephen Mulcahy, DI2, Digital Enterprise Research Institute,
NUI Galway, IDA Business Park, Lower Dangan, Galway, Ireland
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