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Bulk importing Data into HBase

Posted by Sumit Shrestha on July 26, 2011

HBase is a NoSQL cluster system that has a different schema than relational databases, such as MySQL. One of our new products will need to load healthcare data in a relational format (MySQL) into HBase. Since HBase is an evolving technology, various methods exist for loading data from relational format into non-relational format. One such method is a tool called Scoop that automatically imports data between these formats, given schema of both source and destination. We did some in depth[...]

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