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Re: Announcing Phoenix: A SQL layer over HBase

Thanks so much for open sourcing this.
On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 1:04 PM, James Taylor <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:

> We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of a new open source
> project, Phoenix, a SQL layer over HBase that powers the HBase use cases at
> Salesforce.com. We put the SQL back in the NoSQL:
>  * Available on GitHub at https://github.com/**forcedotcom/phoenix<https://github.com/forcedotcom/phoenix>
>  * Embedded JDBC driver implements the majority of java.sql interfaces,
>    including the metadata APIs.
>  * Built for low latency queries through parallelization, the use of
>    native HBase APIs, coprocessors, and custom filters.
>  * Allows columns to be modelled as a multi-part row key or key/value
>    cells.
>  * Full query support with predicate push down and optimal scan key
>    formation.
>    adding/removing columns.
>  * Versioned schema repository. Snapshot queries use the schema that
>    was in place when data was written.
>  * DML support: UPSERT VALUES for row-by-row insertion, UPSERT SELECT
>    for mass data transfer between the same or different tables, and
>    DELETE for deleting rows.
>  * Limited transaction support through client-side batching.
>  * Single table only - no joins yet and secondary indexes are a work in
>    progress.
>  * Follows ANSI SQL standards whenever possible
>  * Requires HBase v 0.94.2 or above
>  * BSD-like license
>  * 100% Java
> Join our user groups:
>     Phoenix HBase User: https://groups.google.com/**
> forum/#!forum/phoenix-hbase-**user<https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/phoenix-hbase-user>
>     Phoenix HBase Dev: https://groups.google.com/**
> forum/#!forum/phoenix-hbase-**dev<https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/phoenix-hbase-dev>
> and check out our roadmap:
> https://github.com/**forcedotcom/phoenix/wiki#wiki-**roadmap<https://github.com/forcedotcom/phoenix/wiki#wiki-roadmap>
> We welcome feedback and contributions from the community to Phoenix and
> look forward to working together.
> Regards,
> James Taylor
> @JamesPlusPlus

Best regards,

   - Andy

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