How-to Getting-Started with Apache HBase on CentOS 6.X 32/64-bit Easy Guide

March 18, 2014 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

HBase Quick-Start on CentOS 6.X 32/64-bit

The Step-by-Step Guide Shows You How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest HBase Server Release on CentOS 6.1/6.2/6.3/6.4/6.5/6.6/6.7/6.8/6.9 i686/x8664 Linux Desktop/Server.

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 CentOS Linux.

HBase Quick-Start on CentOS 6.X - Featured

  1. Download Latest HBase Database Server Stable Release

    Latest HBase Stable tar.gz Release
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract HBase into /tmp

    HBase Quick-Start on CentOS 6.X - Extraction
    Or from Shell:

    tar xvzf [/pat/2]/hbase*.tar.gz -C /tmp/hbase
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    HBase Quick-Start on CentOS 6.X - Open Terminal
  4. Relocate the HBase Server

    sudo su -c "mv /tmp/hbase /opt/"
  5. 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 :)

  6. 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 CentOS:

    Installing Oracle JDK for CentOS

    JAVA_HOME Env. Variable Setup:

    nano /opt/hbase*/conf/

    Uncomment the Line Containing JAVA_HOME and Set the Right Path.

  7. Quick Start with HBase Database Server

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