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From som_shekhar <kolluru.sha...@wipro.com>
Subject Re: Why Hbase?
Date Tue, 08 Feb 2011 05:14:23 GMT

Thanks for the above fact.
When one of the node is added or failed, the distribution of data on hadoop
has to be done manually. i have read somewhere that because of this the
hbase or NOSQL comes into picture.
Can you please give some more details.

Ted Dunning-2 wrote:
> HDFS does not provide for keyed access to data, nor column oriented access
> when only a subset of related data is needed.  Also, HDFS is a write-once
> file system while hbase provides random updates.
> On Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 4:51 AM, som_shekhar
> <kolluru.sharma@wipro.com>wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I am new to Hbase, can anyone throw the light on the fact that why at the
>> first point Hbase is invented even though the HDFS has the capability to
>> do
>> everything i.e. distributing the data, providing the data localization.
>> But
>> then why hbase and big table comes into picture, what was the need>?
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