How to Install Latest HBase Database Server for Linux Debian 7 Wheezy KDE4 32bit/64bit Step-by-Step Easy-Visual Guide

March 12, 2013 | By Regaz.

The Step-by-Step Guide shows you How to Install and Quick Start with the Latest HBase Server Release on Debian Linux 7 Wheezy KDE4 i386/amd64 Desktop.

And this Visual Guide includes the Basic Screenshots of All GUI Steps involved.

The Content give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands to make it Easier to Follow.

Inside the Post you Find a Link to Get Installed the Required Oracle Official Java JDK for Debian.

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  1. Download Latest HBase Database Server Stable Release.

    Latest HBase Stable tar.gz Release
  • Right-Click on Archive > Open with Ark

    Extract Into /tmp.

    Linux KDE4 HBase tar.gz Archive Extraction

    Or from Shell:

    tar xvzf [/pat/2]/hbase*.tar.gz -C /tmp/hbase
  • Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Ubuntu Linux12 Open Terminal
  • Relocate the HBase Server.

    su -c 'mv /tmp/hbase* /opt'
  • Setup the HBase Server WriteTo Location.

    The Server by Default Write Into /tmp So to Keep the Data over Reboot Set a New Location.

    nano /opt/hbase*/conf/hbase-site.xml

    Inserts Setup Between Existing Configuration Tags:


    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit :)

  • Setup JAVA_HOME for HBase

    Check if Oracle Java JDK 1.6+ is Installed:

    which java

    The Output Should Contains “/jdk1.X.Y”, If Not See Below How to Install Oracle JDK for Linux Mint.

    How to Install Required Oracle Java JDK on Debian:

    Install Oracle JDK for Debian

    JAVA_HOME Env. Variable Setup:

    nano /opt/hbase*/conf/

    Uncomment the Line Containing JAVA_HOME and Set the Right Path.

  • Quick Start with HBase Database Server.

    HBase Database Quick Start

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