This sounds like something where you would want your web tier to
directly access HBase through its existing client API.
Do you need functionality not offered there?
On Sat, Aug 4, 2012 at 2:49 PM, Hari Shreedharan
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> Flume NG does not really have an HBase source. More importantly our sources
> do not actually pull data. It waits for data to be pushed to it, at least
> that is what all the current sources do. I don't know if it is a good idea
> to have a source proactively pull stuff from a source. But Flume is designed
> to make practically everything pluggable, so you can write your own source
> that does this.
> Hari Shreedharan
> On Saturday, August 4, 2012 at 2:34 PM, Mohit Anchlia wrote:
> I am prototyping flume ng for real time sink to hbase and hdfs for
> clickstream. I was wondering if Flume provides something that can read from
> HBase too. That is API request comes to our web server and after we receive
> the request we use flume to retrieve the result from HBase. Is flume ng
> meant for this type of scenario?