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From Esteban Gutierrez <este...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: What is the best practice for backup HBase data?
Date Wed, 02 Apr 2014 06:12:33 GMT
Hello Aij,

Snapshots are the suggested method since HBase 0.94.6, they provide better
consistency for backing up data in HBase. You can find more information in
the HBase Book here:


Depending on your use case and resources you might want to consider
replication as well:



Cloudera, Inc.

On Tue, Apr 1, 2014 at 10:56 PM, R W <aijwjia@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Guys
> I'm using hbase org.apache.hadoop.hbase.mapreduce.Export
> / org.apache.hadoop.hbase.mapreduce.Import to backup and restore HBase
> data, at least it's good to me, i would like to know if there are any
> better solutions or practices on how to backup HBase data, that will be
> really helpful for us, thanks.
> Cheers
> aij

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