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From Jean-Daniel Cryans <jdcry...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Hbase internally row location mechanism
Date Mon, 11 Oct 2010 15:39:53 GMT
Section 5.1 of the Bigtable paper gives a pretty good explanation:
http://labs.google.com/papers/bigtable.html

In HBase, Chubby is replaced by ZooKeeper, root tablet by the -ROOT-
table, and METADATA tablets by the .META. table.

J-D

On Sun, Oct 10, 2010 at 10:54 PM, William Kang <weliam.cloud@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Can somebody explain briefly how Hbase locate a row internally by using
>
> Get g = new Get(Bytes.toBytes("RowID"));
> table.get(g);
>
> What type of searching algorithm Hbase use to locate the rows ordering
> lexicographically?
> Many thanks!
>
>
> William
>

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