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From Dima Spivak <dspi...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: HBase for Small Key Value Tables
Date Mon, 29 Aug 2016 05:47:10 GMT
Hey Manish,

Just to ask the naive question, why use HBase if the data fits into such a
small table?

On Sunday, August 28, 2016, Manish Maheshwari <myloginid@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> We have a scenario where HBase is used like a Key Value Database to map
> Keys to Regions. We have over 5 Million Keys, but the table size is less
> than 7 GB. The read volume is pretty high - About 50x of the put/delete
> volume. This causes hot spotting on the Data Node and the region is not
> split. We cannot change the maxregionsize parameter as that will impact
> other tables too.
>
> Our idea is to manually inspect the row key ranges and then split the
> region manually and assign them to different region servers. We will
> continue to then monitor the rows in one region to see if needs to be
> split.
>
> Any experience of doing this on HBase. Is this a recommended approach?
>
> Thanks,
> Manish
>


-- 
-Dima

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