This is a post about configuring Hadoop, Hive and HBase on MAC as a single node installation
- What is hive?: Hive is a data warehousing infrastructure based on Hadoop
- What is Hbase?: Its a distributed, versioned, column-oriented NoSQL data store, modeled after Googles Bigtable. used to host very large tables — billions of rows *times* millions of columns.
- What is hadoop?: Hadoop provides massive scale out and fault tolerance capabilities for data storage and processing on commodity hardware using map-reduce programming paradigm.