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From Otis Gospodnetic <otis_gospodne...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: HBase on 1 box? how big?
Date Fri, 15 Jan 2010 22:23:44 GMT
Sounds like a yummy patch, Ryan, if you need another nudge. :)

Otis



----- Original Message ----
> From: Ryan Rawson <ryanobjc@gmail.com>
> To: hbase-user@hadoop.apache.org
> Sent: Fri, January 15, 2010 5:00:42 PM
> Subject: Re: HBase on 1 box? how big?
> 
> 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 wrote:
> > That would be good for developing disconnected against the API. Any
> > plan on releasing a patch Ryan?
> >
> >   - Andy
> >
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----
> >> From: Ryan Rawson 
> >> 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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