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From Charles Woerner <charleswoer...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Use cases of HBase
Date Wed, 10 Mar 2010 01:49:55 GMT
As someone working in the clickstream analytics space right now, I strongly
second this.

On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 4:41 PM, Ryan Rawson <ryanobjc@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks for that one andrew. I think a great story is unifying both
> analytics
> and real time on a single platform. This makes dev and ops so much easier.
> In fact the bigtable paper alludes to this strength. A single data platform
> for most your needs is powerful.
>
> Of course some super speciality needs might require additional platforms.
> Eg: MySQL for highly relational data. Memcache for high read data. And so
> on. But It is important from an architecture pov to keep distinct systems
> count low.
>
> On Mar 9, 2010 4:13 PM, "Andrew Purtell" <apurtell@apache.org> wrote:
>
> I came to this discussion late.
>
> Ryan and J-D's use case is clearly successful.
>
> In addition to what others have said, I think another case where HBase
> really excels is supporting analytics over Big Data (which I define as on
> the order of petabyte). Some of the best performance numbers are put up by
> scanners. There is tight integration with the Hadoop MapReduce framework,
> not only in terms of API support but also with respect to efficient task
> distribution over the cluster -- moving computation to data -- and there is
> a favorable interaction with HDFS's location aware data placement. Moving
> computation to data like that is one major reason how analytics using the
> MapReduce paradigm can put conventional RDBMS/data warehouses to shame for
> substantially less cost. Since 0.20.0, results of analytic computations
> over
> the data can be materialized and served out in real time in response to
> queries. This is a complete solution.
>
>  - Andy
>
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> > From: Ryan Rawson <ryanobjc@gmail.com>
> > To: hbase-user@hadoop.apac...
>
> > Sent: Tue, March 9, 2010 3:34:55 PM
> > Subject: Re: Use cases of HBase
> >
>
> > HBase operates more like a write-thru cache. Recent writes are in
> > memory (aka memstore). Older...
>
> > wrote:
> > > Ryan, your confidence has me interested in exploring HBase a bit
> further
> for
> > > some r...
>
> > > On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 2:29 PM, Ryan Rawson wrote:
> > >
> > >> One thing to note is that 10GB is ha...
>
> > >> On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 2:08 PM, Jonathan Gray wrote:
> > >> > Brian,
> > >> >
> > >> > I would just r...
>
> > >> wrote:
> > >> >>
> > >> >>>
> > >> >>> This is exactly the kind of feedback I'm looking for thanks,
B...
>
> > >> >>> wrote:
> > >> >>> >
> > >> >>> >>
> > >> >>> >> Hi all, I've got a question about how everyone is...
>



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Thanks,

Charles Woerner

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