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NoSQL databases are becoming increasingly popular for analyzing big data. There are very few NoSQL solutions, however, that provide the combination of scalability, reliability and data consistency required in a mission-critical application.
As the open source implementation of Google’s BigTable architecture, HBase is a NoSQL database that integrates directly with Hadoop and meets these requirements for a mission-critical database. Estimates show that nearly half of all Hadoop users today are using HBase to store and analyze big data.
Read more about the challenges and enhancement to HBase in the Database Trends and Applications article Building Scaleable, Mission-Critical NoSQL Databases.
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