HBaseCon 2012 | Unique Sets on HBase and Hadoop

Explore how different approaches have worked or not worked at scale for counting unique users on HBase with Hadoop.

Date: Wednesday, Jun 06 2012

Description

Determining the number of unique users that have interacted with a web page, game, or application is a very common use case. HBase is becoming an increasingly accepted tool for calculating sets or counts of unique individuals who meet some criteria. Computing these statistics can range in difficulty from very simple to very difficult. This session will explore how different approaches have worked or not worked at scale for counting uniques on HBase with Hadoop.