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From MARK CALLAGHAN <mdcal...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Question about HBase for OLTP
Date Thu, 12 Jan 2012 14:22:03 GMT
On Mon, Jan 9, 2012 at 4:37 PM, Michael Segel <michael_segel@hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> Ok..
>
> Look, here's the thing... HBase has no transactional support.
> OLTP systems like PoS systems, Hotel Reservation Systems, Trading systems... among others
really need this.
>
> Again, I can't stress this point enough... DO NOT THINK ABOUT USING HBASE AS AN OLTP
SYSTEM UNLESS YOU HAVE ALREADY GONE THROUGH THE PROCESS OF DEMONSTRATING WHY YOU CAN NOT DO
THIS IN AN RDBMS.
> Here Nicolas proves my point. FB in their example says that they couldn't fit their messages
in to an RDBMs.

I agree with your points, but he wrote that it would be hard, not that
it could not be done.
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Mark Callaghan
mdcallag@gmail.com

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