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It is that time of the year again! Annual Apache HBase conference, HBaseCon 2015, is around the corner, and as always, it is packed with action and illuminating talks. The conference is this Thursday, May 7th. As in the previous years, there will be 4 tracks covering Operations, Internals, Ecosystem and Use Cases. Here are […]

The Apache HBase community has released Apache HBase 1.0.0. Seven years in the making, it marks a major milestone in the Apache HBase project’s development, offers some exciting features and new API’s without sacrificing stability, and is both on-wire and on-disk compatible with HBase 0.98.x. In this blog, which is a cross post from from […]

Apache HBase is the online database natively integrated with Hadoop, making HBase the obvious choice for applications that rely on Hadoop’s scale and flexible data processing. With the Hortonworks Data Platform 2.2, HBase High Availability has taken a major step forward, allowing apps on HBase to deliver 99.99% uptime guarantees. This blog takes a look […]

The third HBaseCon is happening in May 5th this year in San Francisco which is THE community event for Apache HBase. As with the previous years, this year the agenda is quite exciting. There will be 4 tracks, Operations, Features and Internals, Ecosystem and Case Studies. The keynotes will include speakers from Cloudera who is […]

With over 230 JIRA tickets resolved, the Apache HBase community released 0.98.0 yesterday which is the next major version after 0.96.x series. HBase 0.98.0 comes with an exciting set of new features with keeping the same stability improvements and features on top of 0.96. Additional to usual bug fixes, some of the major improvements include: […]

Last week, the HBase community released 0.94.5, which is the most stable release of HBase so far. The release includes 76 jira issues resolved, with 61 bug fixes, 8 improvements, and 2 new features. Most of the bug fixes went against the REST server, replication, region assignment, secure client, flaky unit tests, 0.92 compatibility and […]

For this post, we take a technical deep-dive into one of the core areas of HBase. Specifically, we will look at how Apache HBase distributes load through regions, and manages region splitting. HBase stores rows of data in tables. Tables are split into chunks of rows called “regions”. Those regions are distributed across the cluster, […]