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Generic hbase client

  • #40762

    We want our software to work with all hbases (cdh, hortonworks, IBM big insight ).is there a generic way to setup hbase client?
    Can same exact client setup with small config changes, point to any vendor hbase server?
    I mean same binaries and config files.
    I am new to hbase.

    Thanks

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    abdelrahman
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    Hi Venkata,

    It may possible to have all of the different clients on one machine by changing the HOME_DIR and CONF_DIR for each component, such as HADOOP_HOME and HADOOP_CONF_DIR. Few notes on this change:

    1. Check the following scripts:

    [root@sandbox ~]# vim /usr/bin/hadoop

    [root@sandbox ~]# vim /usr/lib/hadoop/bin/hadoop

    2. This can cause some potential issues with clients that are using Hadoop commands such as Hive. Please add the same environment variables to the commands.

    Hope this helps.

    Thanks,

    -Rahman

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