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From alex kamil <>
Subject Re: Inserting data in Hbase Phoenix using the thrift api
Date Sun, 11 May 2014 04:17:25 GMT
..and you can use something like

On Sat, May 10, 2014 at 11:33 PM, alex kamil <> wrote:

> Unilocal,
> you can also decouple hbase from your app by streaming data via a simple
> unix pipe, unix socket or tcp socket,
> just create a  socket listener  in Java on hbase side (which uses phoenix
> JDBC to insert data into hbase)
> Alex
> On Thu, May 8, 2014 at 2:31 AM, James Taylor <>wrote:
>> Hi Unilocal,
>> Yes, both salting and secondary indexing rely on the Phoenix client in
>> cooperation with the server.
>> Would it be possible for the C++ server to generate CSV files instead?
>> Then these could be pumped into Phoenix through our CSV bulk loader (which
>> could potentially be invoked through a variety of ways). Another
>> alternative may be through our Apache Pig integration. Or it'd be pretty
>> easy to adapt our Pig store func to a Hive SerDe. Then you could use the
>> Hive ODBC driver to pump in data that's formated in a Phoenix compliant
>> manner.
>> If none of these are options, you could pump into a Phoenix table and
>> then transfer the data (using Phoenix APIs) through UPSERT SELECT into a
>> salted table or a table with secondary indexes.
>> Thanks,
>> James
>> On Mon, May 5, 2014 at 2:42 PM, Localhost shell <
>>> wrote:
>>> Hey Folks,
>>> I have a use case where one of the apps(C++ server) will pump data into
>>> the Hbase.
>>> Since Phoenix doesn't support ODBC api's so the app will not be able to
>>> use the Phoenix JDBC api and will use Hbase thirft api to insert the data.
>>> Note: The app that is inserting data will create the row keys similar to
>>> the way how Phoenix JDBC creates.
>>> Currently no data resides in Hbase and the table will be freshly created
>>> using the SQL commands (using phoenix sqlline).
>>> All the analysis/group-by queries will be triggered by a different app
>>> using the Phoenix JDBC API's.
>>> In the above mention scenario, Are there any Phoenix functionalities (
>>> for ex: Salting, Secondary indexing) that will not be available because
>>> Phoenix JDBC driver is not used for inserting data.
>>> Can someone please share their thoughts on this?
>>> Hadoop Distro: CDH5
>>> HBase: 0.96.1
>>> --Unilocal

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