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From shashwat shriparv <dwivedishash...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Hbase Images
Date Tue, 17 Jan 2012 18:11:30 GMT
You can not store image as such rather you need to convert the image into
bytes and then you can store it into hbase. One more thing you can do is
that put the image information in hbase and put the image on hdfs file

On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 11:37 PM, Stack <stack@duboce.net> wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 8:53 AM, mrconk <evan.conkle@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > How can I insert images into Hbase? Is it possible to use HBase to serve
> > images? For example: A user uploads an image to Hbase via our PHP
> > application (REST/Stargate interface). Also, what is the best way to
> serve
> > images in Hbase via img src path or URI? Is it possible to publish a URI
> > when we want to retrieve the image? In what format would you store the
> image
> > in Hbase (binary etc). I am looking for examples or detailed
> instructions. I
> > know this is possible but would like a tutorial or some sort of
> reference.
> > Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> HBase takes arrays of bytes.  Just stuff the raw image bytes into an hbase
> cell.
> Can't you serve out of hbase via hbase REST interface?  (This is what
> the imageshack/yfrog folks do.  They have architecture that has
> varnish caching the hbase images and inline w/ the request they'll
> have imagemagick do size transforms:
> http://www.slideshare.net/jacque74/hug-hbase-presentation)
> At SU we serve thumbnails from hbase.
> St.Ack

Shashwat Shriparv

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