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From "Chris Richard" <chris.rich...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Getting to work with HBase
Date Mon, 03 Mar 2008 17:34:50 GMT
You'd use this when you need direct access to HBase from a remote client.

On Sun, Mar 2, 2008 at 4:21 PM, Naama Kraus <naamakraus@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks for the input.
>
> What about the REST API ? When should I consider to use it ?
>
> Naama
>
> On Sun, Mar 2, 2008 at 6:00 PM, Bryan Duxbury <bryan@rapleaf.com> wrote:
>
> > If you can use the Java API, you should use that. It has the most
> > functionality and the least overhead.
> >
> > HQL is only meant to be used for administrative purposes, like
> > managing tables. Aside from the fact that there's no good way to hook
> > an application up to HQL, there isn't as much flexibility in the HQL
> > API.
> >
> > -Bryan
> >
> > On Mar 2, 2008, at 12:25 AM, Naama Kraus wrote:
> >
> > > Hi Again,
> > >
> > > What is the best way to learn HBase ? Is there some tutorial ?
> > > Sample code ?
> > > I've seen that there are several methods to access HBase: hql, REST
> > > or Java
> > > API. What's the recommended method to work with HBase ? Assuming
> > > that I need
> > > a programmatic way to work with HBase (create tables, add rows ..).
> > >
> > > Thanks for the guidance,
> > > Naama
> > >
> > > On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 7:10 PM, stack <stack@duboce.net> wrote:
> > >
> > >> Jim Kellerman wrote:
> > >>> ...
> > >>>
> > >>> So if you want to use HBase, you either need to either
> > >>> change your classpath or you can move the jar to the hadoop
> > >>> directory and config files to hadoop/conf, scripts to
> > >>> hadoop/bin, etc. People have done this both ways, and I don't
> > >>> know as there is a recommended way, but from a purists' point
> > >>> of view, I guess you would keep them separate.
> > >>>
> > >>
> > >> FYI, you do not need to do any moving of jars or config files to
> > >> start
> > >> hbase in hadoop-0.16.0.  Just run
> > >> $HADOOP_HOME/contrib/hbase/bin/start-hbase.sh to start it.
> > >>
> > >> Regards how stable hadoop 0.16.0 is, thats a difficult question to
> > >> answer.
> > >>
> > >> St.Ack
> > >>
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
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> > > oo 00 oo
> > > 00 oo 00 oo
> > > "If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy
> > > tales. If you
> > > want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales." (Albert
> > > Einstein)
> >
> >
>
>
> --
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> 00 oo 00 oo
> "If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If
> you
> want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales." (Albert
> Einstein)
>

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