HBase is the Hadoop database. HBase is designed to provide random read/write access to your data in real time. HBase is an open-source, column-oriented database that is based on Google's BigTable.

HBase Architecture

Querying HBase

In this 4 minute video, Jeremiah Peschka demonstrates how to query HBase using the Toad for Cloud Eclipse Plug-in.

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