Using Apache HBase to store and access data
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Configuring HBase cluster for the first time

If you are an administrator, use any of the recommended methods to plan the the capacity of an HBase cluster and the size of its RegionServers.


  • Increasing the request handler thread count
  • Configuring the size and number of WAL files
  • Configuring compactions
  • Splitting tables
  • Tuning JVM garbage collection in RegionServers