Installing HBase Client and Tools

MapR 6.0.x and 6.1 provide Apache HBase-compatible APIs and client interfaces but do not support HBase as an ecosystem component. This topic describes the HBase Client and other tools that are available for use with the MapR Database.

Service Description
HBase Client After installing the HBase Client, you can use the HBase Shell to manipulate MapR Database tables. MapR Database also supports a number of HBase APIs for use with MapR Database binary tables. For information on installation and configuration, see Installing HBase on a Client Node. For more information about MapR Database tables and HBase APIs, see Developing Applications for Binary Tables.
HBase Thrift Gateway HBase Thrift Gateway includes an API and a service that accepts Thrift requests to connect to MapR Database tables. For information on installation and configuration, see Installing the HBase Thrift Gateway.
HBase REST Gateway HBase REST Gateway includes an API and a service that accepts REST requests to connect to MapR Database tables. For information on installation and configuration, see Installing the HBase REST Gateway.
AsyncHBase Libraries AsyncHBase library provides asynchronous Java APIs to access MapR Database tables. For information on installation and configuration, see Installing AsyncHBase Libraries.