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The Master-Slave Architecture of HBase

Fantastic post by Matteo Bertozzi looking at HBase’s master-slave architecture:

At first glance, the Apache HBase architecture appears to follow a master/slave model where the master receives all the requests but the real work is done by the slaves. This is not actually the case, and in this article I will describe what tasks are in fact handled by the master and the slaves.

Original title and link: The Master-Slave Architecture of HBase (NoSQL database©myNoSQL)

via: https://blogs.apache.org/hbase/entry/hbase_who_needs_a_master