archive: 2013/7

Disable Major Compaction in HBase Cluster

HBase consists of multiple regions. While a region may have several Stores, each holds a single column family. An edit first writes to the hosting region store’s in-memory space, which is called MemS

Add Backup Master Node in HBase Cluster

How to add a backup master node to the cluster? There are two ways of doing that. In One Way Start the HBase master daemon on the backup master node: hadoop@master2$ $HBASE_HOME/bin/hbase-daemon.sh st