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From "Naama Kraus" <naamakr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Getting to work with HBase
Date Sun, 02 Mar 2008 21:21:37 GMT
Thanks for the input.

What about the REST API ? When should I consider to use it ?

Naama

On Sun, Mar 2, 2008 at 6:00 PM, Bryan Duxbury <bryan@rapleaf.com> wrote:

> If you can use the Java API, you should use that. It has the most
> functionality and the least overhead.
>
> HQL is only meant to be used for administrative purposes, like
> managing tables. Aside from the fact that there's no good way to hook
> an application up to HQL, there isn't as much flexibility in the HQL
> API.
>
> -Bryan
>
> On Mar 2, 2008, at 12:25 AM, Naama Kraus wrote:
>
> > Hi Again,
> >
> > What is the best way to learn HBase ? Is there some tutorial ?
> > Sample code ?
> > I've seen that there are several methods to access HBase: hql, REST
> > or Java
> > API. What's the recommended method to work with HBase ? Assuming
> > that I need
> > a programmatic way to work with HBase (create tables, add rows ..).
> >
> > Thanks for the guidance,
> > Naama
> >
> > On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 7:10 PM, stack <stack@duboce.net> wrote:
> >
> >> Jim Kellerman wrote:
> >>> ...
> >>>
> >>> So if you want to use HBase, you either need to either
> >>> change your classpath or you can move the jar to the hadoop
> >>> directory and config files to hadoop/conf, scripts to
> >>> hadoop/bin, etc. People have done this both ways, and I don't
> >>> know as there is a recommended way, but from a purists' point
> >>> of view, I guess you would keep them separate.
> >>>
> >>
> >> FYI, you do not need to do any moving of jars or config files to
> >> start
> >> hbase in hadoop-0.16.0.  Just run
> >> $HADOOP_HOME/contrib/hbase/bin/start-hbase.sh to start it.
> >>
> >> Regards how stable hadoop 0.16.0 is, thats a difficult question to
> >> answer.
> >>
> >> St.Ack
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> > --
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> > oo 00 oo
> > 00 oo 00 oo
> > "If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy
> > tales. If you
> > want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales." (Albert
> > Einstein)
>
>


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