Category Archives: HBase

HBase Secondary Indexes using Fuzzy Filter

HBase is a great technology for real-time querying of data using the rowkey prefix matching as index, but sometimes secondary indexes are required. We can organize our data inserting some columns in the rowkey and the remaining ones as column … Continue reading

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Hive mapping of HBase columns containing colon ‘:’ character

Many of you are familiar with HBase. If you are not, HBase is a NoSQL database modeled after Google’s BigTable paper was published and aims to provide a key-value columnar database on top of HDFS, the Hadoop File System. HBase … Continue reading

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