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Bulk importing Data into HBase

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HBase is a NoSQL cluster system that has a different schema than relational databases, such as MySQL. One of our new products will need to load healthcare data in a relational format (MySQL) into HBase. Since HBase is an evolving technology, various methods exist for loading data from relational format into non-relational format. One such method is a tool called Scoop that automatically imports data between these formats, given schema of both source and destination. We did some in depth research on this tool and concluded it could work well if you have relational data.

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