This is the documentation for CDH 4.7.1. Documentation for other versions is available at Cloudera Documentation.

Cloudera Manager 4 and CDH 4 have reached End of Maintenance (EOM) on August 9, 2015. Cloudera will not support or provide patches for any of the Cloudera Manager 4 or CDH 4 releases after that date.

Accessing HBase by using the HBase Shell

After you have started HBase, you can access the database by using the HBase Shell:

$ hbase shell
This page last updated August 5, 2015