Category Archives: HBase

HBaseCon 2016 Speaker Lineup Announced

Categories: Community Events HBase

The speaker lineup for the fifth annual edition of HBaseCon reflects an amazing diversity of production deployments.

The organizers of HBaseCon, the conference for the Apache HBase community, have published the agenda for the conference (May 24, 2016, in San Francisco)—and once again, the impressive geographical and use-case diversity of HBase are on full display.

Keynotes include:

  • “State of Apache HBase” – Apache HBase PMC
  • “Facebook’s Return to (Real) Open Source” – 

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HBaseCon 2016 in Full Effect: Call for Papers and Early Registration

Categories: Community Events HBase

HBaseCon 2016 will occur on May 24, 2016, at The Village in San Francisco.

HBaseCon is back, and CfP and Early Bird registration are both open for business.

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Now in its fifth year, HBaseCon is the premier community event for Apache HBase contributors, developers, admins, and users of all skill levels. The event is hosted and organized by Cloudera, with a Program Committee reflecting a cross-section of the HBase community (including employees of Bloomberg LP,

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How-to: Create and Use a Custom Formatter in the Apache HBase Shell

Categories: Avro HBase How-to Tools

Learn how improve Apache HBase usability by creating a custom formatter for viewing binary data types in the HBase shell.

Cloudera customers are looking to store complex data types in Apache HBase to provide fast retrieval of complex information such as banking transactions, web analytics records, and related metadata associated with those records. Serialization formats such as Apache Avro, Thrift, and Protocol Buffers greatly assist in meeting this goal,

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New Apache Phoenix 4.5.2 Package from Cloudera Labs

Categories: Cloudera Labs HBase

(Ed. Note [Dec. 4 2015]: The post below has been edited to reflect the new release of Phoenix 4.5.2 for CDH 5.5.x.)

New Cloudera Labs packages for Apache Phoenix 4.5.2 (which includes Apache Spark integration) is now available for CDH 5.4.x and CDH 5.5.x.

Earlier this year, Cloudera announced the inclusion of Apache Phoenix in Cloudera Labs.

To recap: Phoenix adds SQL to Apache HBase,

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How-to: Build a Complex Event Processing App on Apache Spark and Drools

Categories: HBase How-to Kafka Spark Use Case

Combining CDH with a business execution engine can serve as a solid foundation for complex event processing on big data.

Event processing involves tracking and analyzing streams of data from events to support better insight and decision making. With the recent explosion in data volume and diversity of data sources, this goal can be quite challenging for architects to achieve.

Complex event processing (CEP) is a type of event processing that combines data from multiple sources to identify patterns and complex relationships across various events.

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