[转]BigTable/HBase基本概念解读 & Hbase shell常用命令

转自:http://ptsolmyr.com/2010/12/03/bigtable_hbase/ & http://blog.csdn.net/hongbinchen/article/details/6289279

 

BigTable是Key/Value数据库的元老之一。作为Google平台的主要部件,它相对于其他的K-V store较为复杂。在BigTable论文中,是这样定义的:

A Bigtable is a sparse, distributed, persistent multidimensional sorted map.

进一步解释如下:

The map is indexed by a row key, column key, and a timestamp; each value in the map is an uninterpreted array of bytes.

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