Configuring quotas

HBase quotas are disabled by default. To enable quotas, the relevant hbase-site.xml property must be set to true and the limit of each quota specified on the command line.

hbase superuser privileges

  1. Set the hbase.quota.enabled property in the hbase-site.xml file to true.
  2. Enter the command to set the limit of the quota, type of quota, and to which entity to apply the quota. The command and its syntax are:
                $hbase_shell> set_quota TYPE =>