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Learning HBase by Shashwat Shriparv

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Prerequisites and capacity planning for HBase

When we start configuring the HBase cluster, we always need to keep some considerations in mind. First things first, before configuring HBase, our Hadoop cluster must be up and running well.

Here, we will discuss various parameters from OS to network and from disk to processing and memory considerations. We will discuss some prerequisites for HBase and various factors that affect the cluster functioning. If our Hadoop is healthy, HBase will be healthy too, so we have to consider a good, healthy, and smoothly running Hadoop cluster on top of which we can have a full-fledged, healthy, and smoothly running HBase cluster.

In this section, we will discuss the considerations for a Hadoop as well as an HBase ...

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