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Designing Hadoop/HBase Based Solutions

Posted by Lekhnath Bhusal on June 29, 2012

In this blog post, I discuss a (very) high level process for designing a Hadoop & HBase based system. Since SQL based solutions are what people are most familiar with, I will start out discussing how things would be designed in a relational manner and then talk about how the NOSQL solution differs from this. This seems to be the norm when discussing NOSQL solutions.

Secondary Indexing in Hbase for easy sorting

Posted by Deerwalk on February 15, 2012

This is a introductory tutorial on possible methodology that can be used for sorting the data in Hbase in descending order. Further it also provides insight on what Hbase is and how it differs from conventional RDBMS

Introduction to Non-Relational Data Storage using Hbase

Posted by Sushanta Pokharel on May 05, 2011

Big Talk About BigTable

Relational Databases have hegemony on the way data has been stored. Proponents of Relational Database emphasize on normalization for valid reasons. Maintainability, Integrity (summed up in ACID) and Security has been the primary focus of classical relational database problems. Backed by Moore’s law it was easy to theorize that processing speed would inevitably be a trivial factor over other engineering problems like consistency and integrity. In some sense that is[...]

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