"Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts." - Albert Einstein
q - Text as a Database is a tool that handles text files as databases allowing you to query stuff in
Have you ever stared at a text file on the screen, hoping it would have been a database so you could ask anything you want about it? I had that feeling many times, and I've finally understood that it's not the databasethat I want. It's the language - SQL.
New release of HBase 0.98.0 is available for download here.
New security features include cell visibility labels, cell ACLs, and transparent server side encryption. Performance improvements include a change to the write ahead log threading model that provides higher transaction throughput under high load, reverse scanners, MapReduce over snapshot files, and striped compaction.