Announcing HBase Refcard

We’re happy to announce the very first HBase Refcard proudly authored by two guys from Sematext.  We hope people will find the HBase Refcard useful in their work with HBase, along with the wonderful Apache HBase Reference Guide.  If you think […]

Hadoop 1.0.0 – Extra Notes

The big Hadoop 1.0.0 release has arrived.  The general notes about releases from the dev team include: security Better support for HBase (append/hsynch/hflush, and security) webhdfs (with full support for security) performance enhanced access to local files for HBase other performance enhancements, […]

Extending Hadoop Metrics

Here at Sematext we really like performance metrics and we like HBase.  We like them so much we’ve created a service for HBase Performance Monitoring (and for Solr, too).  In the process we’ve done some experiments with Hadoop and HBase […]