Apache HBase: An Introduction

A session at Chicago Data Summit

Tuesday 26th April, 2011

2:45pm to 3:30pm (CST)

Apache HBase is an open source distributed data-store capable of managing billions of rows of semi-structured data across large clusters of commodity hardware. HBase provides real-time random read-write access as well as integration with Hadoop MapReduce, Hive, and Pig for batch analysis. In this talk, Todd will provide an introduction to the capabilities and characteristics of HBase, comparing and contrasting it with traditional database systems. He will also introduce its architecture and data model, and present some example use cases.

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Todd Lipcon

Engineer at Cloudera, Hadoop/HBase committer, former Erlang hacker, machine learning enthusiast, Brown CS alumnus bio from Twitter

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Time 2:45pm3:30pm CST

Date Tue 26th April 2011

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