Intro to HBase & Intro to HBase Internals


In this talk from the HBase NYC group, hear Alex Baranau, Software Engineer at Sematext International, give an Introduction to HBase.

This presentation will consist of two parts and will cover the "Introduction to HBase" and "Introduction to HBase Internals" topics. In the first part you'll hear about the key features of HBase and their importance, what HBase setups look like, HBase usage patterns, and when to choose HBase. The second part will cover some aspects of HBase underlying architecture, as well as some schema design insights. Understanding this will help HBase users make better use of this powerful database technology and avoid common mistakes.

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Alex Baranau is an Engineer at Continuuity

Continuuity makes it easy for any Java developer to build, deploy, scale and manage Apache Hadoop and HBase applications in the cloud or on-premise. Continuuity Reactor, its flagship product, is the industry’s first scale-out application server and development suite for Hadoop. Based in Palo Alto, Calif., the company is backed by leading investors including Battery Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz and Ignition Partners. The team has built and operated some of the largest Big Data apps in the world. Built by developers for developers, Continuuity offers a unified experience across the entire application lifecycle from development to DevOps. Continuuity provides pre-packaged building blocks with higher level APIs, Data Libs, tooling and documentation that make creating Big Data applications blazing fast.