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From Ted Yu <yuzhih...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Using HBase in standalone mode in production
Date Mon, 07 Jul 2014 23:16:50 GMT
Have you read http://hbase.apache.org/book.html#standalone_dist ?


On Mon, Jul 7, 2014 at 3:55 PM, Arun Allamsetty <arun.allamsetty@gmail.com>

> Hi all,
> So this question might be stupid, retarded even, but it has been bugging me
> for a while and I cannot think of a better place to ask this. I am really
> impressed with the way HBase works (as a key-value store). Since it stores
> everything as a byte array, I find it really convenient to store serialized
> objects. Also, I understand that HBase is supposed to be used when you have
> too much data to be handled by a single machine, so we can scale our
> application by running it in distributed mode.
> But what if I want to use it because its HashMap kind of capabilities with
> an added feature to track versions. Is it recommended that I use it for a
> small application (in standalone mode) with maybe 100K users and storage
> needs which probably won't exceed 100G.
> I know it is never recommended to be used as a transactional database (I
> have read that in a million places) but I would like to know more about it.
> Thanks,
> Arun

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