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From Ryan Rawson <ryano...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: HBase on 1 box? how big?
Date Fri, 15 Jan 2010 22:00:42 GMT
Yes I do plan on releasing a patch, but i need to rebase it to trunk.
It moves a class from test -> java (ie; the ZK in JVM startup class).

maybe soon?
-ryan

On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 1:57 PM, Andrew Purtell <apurtell@apache.org> wrote:
> That would be good for developing disconnected against the API. Any
> plan on releasing a patch Ryan?
>
>   - Andy
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> ----- Original Message ----
>> From: Ryan Rawson <ryanobjc@gmail.com>
>> To: hbase-user@hadoop.apache.org
>> Sent: Fri, January 15, 2010 1:50:32 PM
>> Subject: Re: HBase on 1 box? how big?
>>
>> You can run HBase on any size of machine all single node, by default
>> when you start hbase it will store files in /tmp and everything is in
>> 1 JVM.  How much data can you jam in there?  I'm not totally sure,
>> probably a lot more than you might think, but again limited by the
>> disk.  I run it on my mac laptop for example.
>>
>> I have a patch that will allow a single JVM including zookeeper, but
>> it is locked up in my private git for now. This would get rid of the
>> need to ssh localhost just to start local hbase.
>>
>> -ryan
>>
>> On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 1:22 PM, Seth Ladd wrote:
>> > I agree.  HBase in a box is essentially MySQL.  HBase is built for a cluster.
>> >
>> > On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 11:17 AM, Andrew Purtell wrote:
>> >> On that scale, why not use MySQL or Postgres?
>> >>
>> >> "HBase in a box" is like "dynamic equilibrium", or "virtual reality", or
>> >> "jumbo shrimp"... :-)
>> >>
>> >>  - Andy
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> ----- Original Message ----
>> >>> From: Otis Gospodnetic
>> >>> To: hbase-user@hadoop.apache.org
>> >>> Sent: Fri, January 15, 2010 12:54:42 PM
>> >>> Subject: HBase on 1 box? how big?
>> >>>
>> >>> Hello,
>> >>>
>> >>> I understand running HBase on a single box is kind of
>> >>> pointless (thanks Andrew Purtell for the reply about numbers of
>> >>> boxes)... but I was wondering what kind of box might one need to
>> >>> host/run various HBase/Hadoop processes?
>> >>>
>> >>> Imagine I just need to have "HBase in a box", so to speak. :)
>> >>>
>> >>> I understand it depends on the volume on data, DB structure, request
>> rates...
>> >>> I don't have those numbers, but say I want HBase to have 100M rows with
>> >>> data from Apache logs and want to run the common web analytics/stats
>> >>> reports on a nightly basis.
>> >>>
>> >>> * Would an EC2 Large Instance suffice?
>> >>> -- Large Instance 7.5 GB of memory, 4 EC2 Compute Units (2 virtual cores
>> >>> with 2 EC2 Compute Units each), 850 GB of local instance storage, 64-bit
>> >>> platform
>> >>>
>> >>> * How about EC2 Small Instance?
>> >>> -- Small Instance (Default) 1.7 GB of memory, 1 EC2 Compute Unit (1
virtual
>> core
>> >>> with 1 EC2 Compute Unit), 160 GB of local instance storage, 32-bit platform
>> >>>
>> >>> Thanks,
>> >>> Otis
>> >>> P.S.
>> >>> hw specs from http://aws.amazon.com/ec2/#instance
>> >>
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