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From Ted Dunning <tdunn...@maprtech.com>
Subject Re: Should I use HBASE?
Date Wed, 14 Sep 2011 19:34:57 GMT
This sounds like you will have about 500 million rows in your database after
6 months.  To my mind, this is at the level of inconvenient for a
conventional database, but hardly impossible.

HBase will definitely hold this much data.  It would probably help you to do
some slightly clever tricks to use wider tables.  The openTSDB project [1]
is an excellent example of how this can be done with metric data.

[1] http://opentsdb.net/

On Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 6:08 AM, stable29 <arpitak29@gmail.com> wrote:

> Currently I am using RDBMS in my project. My project basically monitor
> servers. It has to collect the information from all the servers ( no. of
> servers could be very huge) every 5 minutes and store it in the database.
> storing all the servers information ( around 10000 rows will be inserted
> with logical comparison) within 5 minutes itself is challenging for RDBMS
> database. we have to maintain around 6 months data in the database.
> So,that’s why the data amount becomes very huge. This is the primary
> requirement of our project and if it works good then this could be used
> widely. Basically I like to know if at all the Hbase could enhance the
> writing and reading time of the database and could be used to scale the
> database in great respect.
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