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Hadoop vs HBase: What are the differences?

Hadoop: Open-source software for reliable, scalable, distributed computing. The Apache Hadoop software library is a framework that allows for the distributed processing of large data sets across clusters of computers using simple programming models. It is designed to scale up from single servers to thousands of machines, each offering local computation and storage; HBase: The Hadoop database, a distributed, scalable, big data store. 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.

Hadoop and HBase belong to "Databases" category of the tech stack.

"Great ecosystem" is the primary reason why developers consider Hadoop over the competitors, whereas "Performance" was stated as the key factor in picking HBase.

Hadoop and HBase are both open source tools. Hadoop with 9.26K GitHub stars and 5.78K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than HBase with 2.91K GitHub stars and 2.01K GitHub forks.

Airbnb, Uber Technologies, and Spotify are some of the popular companies that use Hadoop, whereas HBase is used by Pinterest, HubSpot, and Yammer. Hadoop has a broader approval, being mentioned in 237 company stacks & 127 developers stacks; compared to HBase, which is listed in 54 company stacks and 18 developer stacks.

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For a property and casualty insurance company, we currently use MarkLogic and Hadoop for our raw data lake. Trying to figure out how snowflake fits in the picture. Does anybody have some good suggestions/best practices for when to use and what data to store in Mark logic versus Snowflake versus a hadoop or all three of these platforms redundant with one another?

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for property and casualty insurance company we current Use marklogic and Hadoop for our raw data lake. Trying to figure out how snowflake fits in the picture. Does anybody have some good suggestions/best practices for when to use and what data to store in Mark logic versus snowflake versus a hadoop or all three of these platforms redundant with one another?

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Ivo Dinis Rodrigues
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As i see it, you can use Snowflake as your data warehouse and marklogic as a data lake. You can add all your raw data to ML and curate it to a company data model to then supply this to Snowflake. You could try to implement the dw functionality on marklogic but it will just cost you alot of time. If you are using Aws version of Snowflake you can use ML spark connector to access the data. As an extra you can use the ML also as an Operational report system if you join it with a Reporting tool lie PowerBi. With extra apis you can also provide data to other systems with ML as source.

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I have a lot of data that's currently sitting in a MariaDB database, a lot of tables that weigh 200gb with indexes. Most of the large tables have a date column which is always filtered, but there are usually 4-6 additional columns that are filtered and used for statistics. I'm trying to figure out the best tool for storing and analyzing large amounts of data. Preferably self-hosted or a cheap solution. The current problem I'm running into is speed. Even with pretty good indexes, if I'm trying to load a large dataset, it's pretty slow.

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Druid Could be an amazing solution for your use case, My understanding, and the assumption is you are looking to export your data from MariaDB for Analytical workload. It can be used for time series database as well as a data warehouse and can be scaled horizontally once your data increases. It's pretty easy to set up on any environment (Cloud, Kubernetes, or Self-hosted nix system). Some important features which make it a perfect solution for your use case. 1. It can do streaming ingestion (Kafka, Kinesis) as well as batch ingestion (Files from Local & Cloud Storage or Databases like MySQL, Postgres). In your case MariaDB (which has the same drivers to MySQL) 2. Columnar Database, So you can query just the fields which are required, and that runs your query faster automatically. 3. Druid intelligently partitions data based on time and time-based queries are significantly faster than traditional databases. 4. Scale up or down by just adding or removing servers, and Druid automatically rebalances. Fault-tolerant architecture routes around server failures 5. Gives ana amazing centralized UI to manage data sources, query, tasks.

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    Great ecosystem
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    Great load balancer
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What is Hadoop?

The Apache Hadoop software library is a framework that allows for the distributed processing of large data sets across clusters of computers using simple programming models. It is designed to scale up from single servers to thousands of machines, each offering local computation and storage.

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.

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What are some alternatives to Hadoop and HBase?
Cassandra
Partitioning means that Cassandra can distribute your data across multiple machines in an application-transparent matter. Cassandra will automatically repartition as machines are added and removed from the cluster. Row store means that like relational databases, Cassandra organizes data by rows and columns. The Cassandra Query Language (CQL) is a close relative of SQL.
MongoDB
MongoDB stores data in JSON-like documents that can vary in structure, offering a dynamic, flexible schema. MongoDB was also designed for high availability and scalability, with built-in replication and auto-sharding.
Elasticsearch
Elasticsearch is a distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine capable of storing data and searching it in near real time. Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats and Logstash are the Elastic Stack (sometimes called the ELK Stack).
Splunk
It provides the leading platform for Operational Intelligence. Customers use it to search, monitor, analyze and visualize machine data.
Snowflake
Snowflake eliminates the administration and management demands of traditional data warehouses and big data platforms. Snowflake is a true data warehouse as a service running on Amazon Web Services (AWS)—no infrastructure to manage and no knobs to turn.
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