What is HBase?
Apache HBase is an open-source, distributed, versioned, column-oriented store modeled after Google' Bigtable: A Distributed Storage System for Structured Data by Chang et al. Just as Bigtable leverages the distributed data storage provided by the Google File System, HBase provides Bigtable-like capabilities on top of Apache Hadoop.
HBase is a tool in the Databases category of a tech stack.
HBase is an open source tool with 3.5K GitHub stars and 2.4K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to HBase's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses HBase?
74 companies reportedly use HBase in their tech stacks, including Pinterest, Hepsiburada, and Hubspot.
185 developers on StackShare have stated that they use HBase.
Apache Flink, Apache Hive, Apache Zeppelin, Azure HDInsight, and OpenTSDB are some of the popular tools that integrate with HBase. Here's a list of all 8 tools that integrate with HBase.
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Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by members of with HBase in their tech stack.
Range scan and HDFS Buffering system HBase
HBase Alternatives & Comparisons
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