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

March 18th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

HBase Quick-Start on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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 Understand;)

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

HBase Quick-Start on RHEL 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 RHEL 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 RHEL 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 Red Hat:

    Installing Oracle JDK for RHEL

    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

    HBase Database Quick Start

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,