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A distributed, versioned, non-relational database modeled after Google's Bigtable. It is built on top of HDFS and allows to perform read/write operations on large datasets in real time using Key/Value data. The programming language of HBase is Java. Today HBase is an integral part of the Apache Software Foundation and the Hadoop ecosystem.

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First released 2006
Developed by Chad Walters, Jim Kellerman
Latest stable version HBase 2.x
Open-source Yes
Used by eBay, Facebook, Amazon, Yahoo!

Interesting facts

HBase has a diverse and vibrant community: No single company controls HBase – in fact, HBaseCon’s program committee draws from many companies, not just (conference organizer) Cloudera.

Source: radar.oreilly.com


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