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From Jean-Daniel Cryans <jdcry...@apache.org>
Subject Re: HBase minus shell?
Date Tue, 04 Oct 2011 21:59:58 GMT
Yeah the shell is really just a wrapper around HTable and HBaseAdmin,
both the REST and Thrift servers also do those functions (but they are
also missing a few).


On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 2:46 PM, Joe Pallas <joseph.pallas@oracle.com> wrote:
> Could you manage an HBase deployment without the HBase shell?
> Suppose, hypothetically, that there was a reason (*cough* lawyers *cough*) that you couldn’t
use JRuby and, hence, the HBase shell.  I think the shell is pretty handy although I’m
not sure it is essential, but I wonder what others think?
> Worst case, all that functionality could be replaced with moderately tedious Java code,
I suppose.
> Thanks.
> joe

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