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From Josh Elser <els...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Proposal] Supporting Query Langeage In HBase
Date Wed, 27 Sep 2017 22:22:39 GMT
Thanks for sharing.

Architecturally, this looks identical to what Apache Phoenix is today. 
Why would we use this new codebase over a proven tool like Phoenix? What 
does your proposal bring to the table which Phoenix doesn't do?

On 9/27/17 10:27 AM, Yung-An He wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Currently, HBase hasn’t support SQL syntax yet. Many users who are 
> familiar with SQL syntax can only query data from HBase via Hive, 
> Impala, Phoenix or other tools that support SQL syntax. However, some 
> tools are too complicated to install and need to restart the HBase 
> cluster. Additionally, there may be side effects that affect raw data. 
> If HBase has a native SQL querying module which is easy to install 
> without restarting the cluster as well as not affecting the original 
> data, it would be extremely helpful and handy for users that are already 
> familiar with SQL syntax.
> In HareDB, we have implemented HareQL, and hope that we can contribute 
> some piece as a module to HBase. See attached document for more details.

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