How to Getting Started With Apache HBase on Linux Mint 16 Petra Easy Guide

March 18, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

HBase Quick Start on Linux Mint 16 Petra 32/64-bit

The Step-by-Step Guide shows you How to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest HBase Server Release on Linux Mint 16 Petra 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 Mint Linux.

HBase Quick Start on Linux Mint 16 Petra - 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 Linux Mint 16 Petra - 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 Linux Mint - 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 Download and Install Oracle JDK for Linux Mint.

    How to Install Required Oracle Java JDK on Linux Mint

    Installing Oracle JDK for Mint

    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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