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Re: Hbase thrift status 0.20.3
Saptarshi Guha 2010-02-09, 18:59
thanks for the detailed(and helpful) response.

On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 1:27 PM, Jean-Daniel Cryans <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> That's a very nifty ascii drawing Andy ;)
>
> I like your detailed answer, maybe that should be part of the FAQ?
>
> J-D
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> On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 10:24 AM, Andrew Purtell <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
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>> The Thrift and REST connectors have different aims. My rule of thumb
>> is this:
>>
>> If you need cross platform/language compatibility in a single tenant
>> deployment, use the Thrift connector, especially if you anticipate a
>> high rate of small data operations. It offers performance near the
>> Java native API for this type of use.
>>
>> If you need cross platform/language compatibility in a *multi* tenant
>> deployment, use the REST connector (Stargate) in a servlet deployment
>> and configure authorization/authentication according to the
>> capabilities of the servlet container. You can also stack the REST
>> option in a layered architecture:
>>
>>             clients
>>               /|\
>>                |
>>               \|/
>>    +-------------------------+
>>    |  cache (reverse proxy)  |
>>    +-------------------------+
>>    |     authentication      |
>>    +-------------------------+
>>    |REST connector (Stargate)|
>>
>>    +-------------------------+
>>               /|\
>>                |
>>               \|/
>>              HBase
>>
>> Stargate is cache aware. Cache and authentication can be combined:
>> http://linuxdevcenter.com/pub/a/linux/2001/08/09/authen_squid.html
>> There's no comparable stacking on the Thrift side that I'm aware.
>>
>>   - Andy
>>
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----
>> > From: Jean-Daniel Cryans <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
>> > Sent: Tue, February 9, 2010 9:53:08 AM
>> > Subject: Re: Hbase thrift status 0.20.3
>> >
>> > We use thrift in production to communicate with HBase here at Stumbleupon
>> > and the Stargate REST API is also well supported (and has a nice ruby
>> client
>> > http://github.com/greglu/hbase-stargate).
>> >
>> > J-D
>> >
>> > On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 8:30 AM, Saptarshi Guha wrote:
>> >
>> > > Hello
>> > > Currently what is the best way to communicate with hbase outside of
>> > > java? I think thrift appears to be the best , is it still very much
>> > > part of Hbase 0.20.3?
>> > >
>> > > Thank you
>> > > saptarshi
>> > >
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