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From Andrew Purtell <apurt...@apache.org>
Subject Re: HBase on 1 box? how big?
Date Fri, 15 Jan 2010 21:57:42 GMT
That would be good for developing disconnected against the API. Any
plan on releasing a patch Ryan? 

   - Andy



----- Original Message ----
> From: Ryan Rawson <ryanobjc@gmail.com>
> To: hbase-user@hadoop.apache.org
> Sent: Fri, January 15, 2010 1:50:32 PM
> Subject: Re: HBase on 1 box? how big?
> 
> You can run HBase on any size of machine all single node, by default
> when you start hbase it will store files in /tmp and everything is in
> 1 JVM.  How much data can you jam in there?  I'm not totally sure,
> probably a lot more than you might think, but again limited by the
> disk.  I run it on my mac laptop for example.
> 
> I have a patch that will allow a single JVM including zookeeper, but
> it is locked up in my private git for now. This would get rid of the
> need to ssh localhost just to start local hbase.
> 
> -ryan
> 
> On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 1:22 PM, Seth Ladd wrote:
> > I agree.  HBase in a box is essentially MySQL.  HBase is built for a cluster.
> >
> > On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 11:17 AM, Andrew Purtell wrote:
> >> On that scale, why not use MySQL or Postgres?
> >>
> >> "HBase in a box" is like "dynamic equilibrium", or "virtual reality", or
> >> "jumbo shrimp"... :-)
> >>
> >>  - Andy
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> ----- Original Message ----
> >>> From: Otis Gospodnetic 
> >>> To: hbase-user@hadoop.apache.org
> >>> Sent: Fri, January 15, 2010 12:54:42 PM
> >>> Subject: HBase on 1 box? how big?
> >>>
> >>> Hello,
> >>>
> >>> I understand running HBase on a single box is kind of
> >>> pointless (thanks Andrew Purtell for the reply about numbers of
> >>> boxes)... but I was wondering what kind of box might one need to
> >>> host/run various HBase/Hadoop processes?
> >>>
> >>> Imagine I just need to have "HBase in a box", so to speak. :)
> >>>
> >>> I understand it depends on the volume on data, DB structure, request 
> rates...
> >>> I don't have those numbers, but say I want HBase to have 100M rows with
> >>> data from Apache logs and want to run the common web analytics/stats
> >>> reports on a nightly basis.
> >>>
> >>> * Would an EC2 Large Instance suffice?
> >>> -- Large Instance 7.5 GB of memory, 4 EC2 Compute Units (2 virtual cores
> >>> with 2 EC2 Compute Units each), 850 GB of local instance storage, 64-bit
> >>> platform
> >>>
> >>> * How about EC2 Small Instance?
> >>> -- Small Instance (Default) 1.7 GB of memory, 1 EC2 Compute Unit (1 virtual

> core
> >>> with 1 EC2 Compute Unit), 160 GB of local instance storage, 32-bit platform
> >>>
> >>> Thanks,
> >>> Otis
> >>> P.S.
> >>> hw specs from http://aws.amazon.com/ec2/#instance
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >



      


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