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If your organization is looking for a storage solution to accommodate a virtually endless amount of data, this book will show you how Apache HBase can fulfill your needs. As the open source implementation of Google's BigTable architecture, HBase scales to billions of rows and millions of columns, while ensuring that write and read performance remain constant. HBase: The Definitive Guide provides the details you require to evaluate this high-performance, non-relational database, or put it into practice right away.

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Average Rating: 4.2 out of 5 rating Based on 5 Ratings

"Great book - needs a 2nd edition" - by Arnon Rotem-Gal-Oz on 06-DEC-2013
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A very good and comprehensive book that explains the inner workings of HBase as well as advanced issues.

I only rated it 4 stars because the introduction of HBase 0.96 and Hadoop 2.0 changed quite a lot  of both HBAse itself and the ecosystem around it - so to stay updated the book needs a refresh

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"Comprehensive guide to HBase" - by Alex Ott on 02-MAY-2012
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This book is comprehensive guide to HBase - starting from base things, like installing it, performing basic operations, etc., it continues to more advanced techniques like coprocessors, integration with map/reduce, and finishing with maintenance and performance tuning.
If you're interested in work with HBase, then this book will be best source of information...

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