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HBase Operations & Best Practices by Venu Anuganti

Venu Anuganti ( is a database expert with over 16+ years of experience and supported over 100+ companies in data architecture, database administration, data analytics using SQL, NoSQL and Bigdata solutions in the last 5+ years through his consulting company ScaleIN (


  • Typical cluster setup, configuration, hardware and sizing
    • How many nodes
    • What hardware to pick
    • How a master should be
    • How a data/region server should be
    • Zookeeper, co-ordination setup
  • High Availability, Redundancy
    • Failure candidates in the cluster
    • How to achieve HA
    • How to handle Master, Namenode Failure
    • How to handle Region Failure
    • How to handle Zookeeper Failure
    • How to handle Cluster Failure
  • Backup & Point-in-time recovery
  • Cluster scalability
  • Operational best practices & monitoring
    • Day to day cluster operations
    • Handling typical failures
    • How to detect hot regions and how to split them
    • How to identify the problems upfront
    • How to identify performance bottlenecks and how to fix them
    • Tuning for stability vs performance
    • Monitoring best practices

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  • Joseph W.

    was there a video recording?

    July 27, 2013

  • Subash D.

    the slides have been posted and are located under the file section of this meetup

    July 15, 2013

  • Carl M.

    Thank you very much

    July 11, 2013

  • Jinyuan Z.

    a good high level introduction

    July 11, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I would have benefited from a little less introductory material and more details.

    July 11, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      But overall it was an outstanding presentation -- very informative! Thank you, Venu (& Subash & Edmunds)!

      July 11, 2013

  • Naidu

    Thank you for the great session Venu and Subash

    July 10, 2013

  • Matti S

    Enjoyed the presentation. Thanks Subash, Venu, and Edmonds!

    July 10, 2013

  • Chakravarthi(Chaks) A.

    Is anyone driving from Orange County?

    July 10, 2013

  • Chakravarthi(Chaks) A.

    Is this going to be ustreamed ?

    July 10, 2013

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