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From S Ahmed <sahmed1...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: hbase as a primary store, or is it more for "2nd class" data?
Date Mon, 14 May 2012 02:21:58 GMT

It kind of goes back to what I was saying earlier, if FB is using it for
searching your inbox, or storing your chat messages or wall posts, I don't
really think that is important (and really it isn't hehe)

I was just making an observation and wanted to get a feel for what others
think.  Obviously ever tool has its purpose and domain, and I was curious
as to what others have seen in production usage etc.

(I do realize some use cases the data is very important like analytic data
that usually correlates to advertising $$ etc.)

On Sun, May 13, 2012 at 10:00 PM, Otis Gospodnetic <
otis_gospodnetic@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hi Ahmed,
> At Sematext we have a few SaaS products that use HBase as the primary data
> store.  I hear Facebook uses HBase for some important stuff, too. ;)
> So far we've survived.  HBase does have rough edges, but also good
> developers who are making it better every day.
> Otis
> ----
> Performance Monitoring for Solr / ElasticSearch / HBase -
> http://sematext.com/spm
> >________________________________
> > From: S Ahmed <sahmed1020@gmail.com>
> >To: user@hbase.apache.org
> >Sent: Sunday, May 13, 2012 8:14 PM
> >Subject: hbase as a primary store, or is it more for "2nd class" data?
> >
> >I'm interested to learn if people are using hbase as a primary store or is
> >it more for "2nd class" type data.
> >
> >Pretend you have a CMS product, or eCommerce Saas application:
> >
> >What I mean by this is, I consider "primary store" to mean storing the
> >actual content (say articles, or blog posts), category data, user
> >information, or shopping cart order, product information.
> >
> >"2nd class" type data is data like metrics, analytics, log data, or say
> >index data (data that can be re-built via the primary store).
> >
> >In general 2nd class data is data that if lost, it won't bring the
> business
> >to its knees.
> >
> >What do you guys think, am I right?
> >
> >i.e. if you are creating a Saas product, it wouldn't be advisible to build
> >it using hbase (or it will be kind of bleeding edge architecture).
> >
> >
> >

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