Hbase Insallation on Ubuntu 14.04

Hi guys,

Today, I am going to install Hbase on my system. I am going to install it on my standalone machine without Hadoop. Lets start

1) Download and install Ubuntu 14.04 on your machine or in virtual machine

2) Install Oracle JDK 1.7 on your machine, for this follow this link [https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-java-on-ubuntu-with-apt-get]

3) Download tar file of hbase from this link [http://www.apache.org/dyn/closer.cgi/hbase/]

4) unzip it using “tar -xvf hbase-1.0.1-bin.tar.gz

5) Create directory using “sudo mkdir /usr/lib/hbase

6) Move your hbase folder to this directory using “mv hbase-1.0.1 /usr/lib/hbase/hbase-1.0.1

7) In hbase directory you will have hbase-env.sh inside conf directory, open it in any text editor

8) Search “export JAVA_HOME” and change it to this “export JAVA_HOME = /usr/lib/jvm/java-7-oracle“, save this file

9) Now set the hbase path in your enviornment variable using “gedit ~/.bashrc

10)  Add the below lines at the end of .bashrc file and save it

export HBASE_HOME=/usr/lib/hbase/hbase-1.0.1

export PATH=$PATH:$HBASE_HOME/bin

11) run the following command to make these changes effective “. ~/.bashrc

12) Now open conf/hbase-site.xml in text editor and add the below text in it

<?xml version="1.0"?>

<?xml-stylesheet type="text/xsl" href="configuration.xsl"?>

<configuration>

<property>

<name>hbase.rootdir</name>

<value>file:///home/hduser/HBASE/hbase</value>

</property>

<property>

<name>hbase.zookeeper.property.dataDir</name>

<value>/home/hduser/HBASE/zookeeper</value>

</property>

</configuration>

13) Congratulations, you installed hbase on your system, now start it using "sudo bin/start-hbase.sh"
14) Open hbase shell using "sudo bin/hbase shell"

15) Insert sample data in hbase, please follow this link [https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/DRILL/Querying+HBase]

16) To use hbase shell follow this link [http://akbarahmed.com/2012/08/13/hbase-command-line-tutorial/]

Cheers 
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