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From Tim Robertson <timrobertson...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: elastic search or other Lucene for HBase?
Date Thu, 03 Jun 2010 07:16:29 GMT
Hi Otis,

Other some basic tests on EC2, I'm afraid not.  I was initially
pondering using ElasticSearch as the front end REST and hooking in the
CRUD to HBase underneath, but since HBase is not my primary store (in
truth it is something I only get time to fire up and play with
occasionally at the moment) I normally do a MR load to HBase so would
go in under the ES layer.  For our use cases, custom indexes for
search, with 'lite' record content in a separate cluster to HBase is
an attractive option, leaving HBase free to handle reporting and full
record detail serving, annotating etc, and also allowing different
scaling based on the ultimate load.

>From my playing around with ES, it seems promising to act as the front
end layer - pretty good docs, nice API.  I have not hammered it with
any load though.

Sorry I can't be of more help,
Tim






On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 7:15 AM, Otis Gospodnetic
<otis_gospodnetic@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Tim, ever done anything with HBase and ES?
> I'm interested in both together and apart .... http://blog.sematext.com/2010/05/03/elastic-search-distributed-lucene/
>
>  Otis
> ----
> Sematext :: http://sematext.com/ :: Solr - Lucene - Nutch
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>
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----
>> From: Tim Robertson <timrobertson100@gmail.com>
>> To: hbase-user@hadoop.apache.org
>> Sent: Sat, March 27, 2010 2:46:00 PM
>> Subject: elastic search or other Lucene for HBase?
>>
>> Hi all,
>
> Is anyone using elastic search as an indexing layer to HBase
>> content?
> It looks to have a really nice API, and was thinking of setting up
>> an
> EC2 test where I maintain an ES index storing only the Key to
>> HBase
> rows.  So ES provides all search returning Key lists and all
>> single
> record Get being served from HBase.
>
> Or is there a preferred
>> distributed Lucene approach for HBase from the
> few that have been popping
>> up?  I have not had a chance to really dig
> into the options but I know
>> there has been a lot of chatter on this.
>
> If no one has tried ES, I'll
>> post some test results with MR based building.
>
> Cheers,
> Tim
>

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