30 May, 2014
Company NameApache HBase
Founded2008 (Version 0.1.0 released)
Big Data Landscape CategoryDatabases / Data Warehousing
HQForest Hill, MD
CEOBrett Porter (Apache Software Foundation Chair)
Apache HBase is a massive database by Hadoop optimized for accessing (reading/writing) big data. Apache HBase hosts tables with rows of data numbering in the millions and billions, all on a columnar construction that provides fault-tolerant storage of sparse data. As part of the larger Apache software project, Apache HBase is open source. The database is written in Java.
Apache Software Foundation Chair: Brett Porter
2008: Apache HBase 0.1.0 released; Apache HBase 0.2.0 released
2011: Apache HBase 0.90.0 released
2013: Apache HBase 0.95.0 released; Apache HBase 0.96.0 (the “Singularity”) released
The Apache Software Foundation is based out of Forest Hill, Maryland, USA.