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Learning HBase by Shashwat Shriparv

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Chapter 8. Coding HBase in Java

In this chapter, we will start coding HBase using Java. First, we will see coding for the basic HBase APIs, and in the next chapter, we will discuss more advanced development. In this chapter, we will discuss the following topics:

  • Data model operations using Java
  • Setting up the development environment
  • Data types
  • Available clients
  • Client APIs

We will also see some other miscellaneous coding styles.

First, we will look into setting the development environment for Java development in HBase, and then talk about IDEs, the required JAR files, and other aspects.

We can use any Java IDE to write HBase code such as Eclipse, NetBeans, IntelliJ, or others of your preference. We will consider Eclipse for development.

For HBase API coding, ...

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