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From Stack <st...@duboce.net>
Subject Re: Ruby scripting in HBase?
Date Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:18:53 GMT
On Thu, Aug 28, 2014 at 4:06 PM, Konstantin Boudnik <cos@apache.org> wrote:

> Guys,
> I've been looking into some service scripting around HBase lifecycle
> management, etc. and couldn't help but wonder why those were written in
> Ruby
> of all JVM languages? Historical legacy aside, it seems that current HBase
> is
> still using JRuby 1.6.5 vs the latest at 1.9+ or perhaps even later.

> At any rate, I was wondering if replacing Ruby with a more Java-like
> scripting
> extension (if the scripting-2-Java API bridge is what indeed desired)
> would be
> of any interest here? An obvious choice would be Groovy

To be clear, our having jruby in place does not hinder being able to
groovy-script hbase?


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