Create and Insert to HBase table example

Login into master node :

[ec2-user@ip-123-45-67-89 ~]$ sudo hbase shell

HBase Shell; enter ‘help<RETURN>’ for list of supported commands.
Type “exit<RETURN>” to leave the HBase Shell
Version 1.3.1, rUnknown, Fri Sep 22 21:28:57 UTC 2017

hbase(main):001:0> list tables

Create table :

Command stntax

create ‘<table_name>’, ‘<column_family>’


hbase(main):004:0> create ’employee_hbase’, ‘cf1’

Insert data into above table :

hbase(main):008:0> put ’employee_hbase’, ‘r1’, ‘cf1:empid’, ‘111’
hbase(main):008:0> put ’employee_hbase’, ‘r1’, ‘cf1:name’, ‘sudhir’
hbase(main):008:0> put ’employee_hbase’, ‘r1’, ‘cf1:dept’, ‘RnD’

Show data from table ;

hbase(main):015:0> get ’employee_hbase’, ‘r1’
cf1:dept timestamp=1517963999636, value=RnD
cf1:empid timestamp=1517963967215, value=111
cf1:name timestamp=1517963994900, value=sudhir
1 row(s) in 0.0080 seconds

Count rows :

hbase(main):025:0> count ’employee_hbase’, { INTERVAL => 1 }


Where is emrfs-site.xml ?

The emrfs-site.xml is being create if the EMRFS is enabled when creating the EMR in AWS. You can manage other related configurations by logging into the master node and in the following location,

[ec2-user@ip-123-45-67-89 ~]$ ls -ltr /usr/share/aws/emr/emrfs/conf/emrfs-site.xml
-rw-r–r– 1 root root 609 Feb 6 21:59 /usr/share/aws/emr/emrfs/conf/emrfs-site.xml
[ec2-user@ip-123-45-67-89 ~]$


[ec2-user@ip-123-45-67-89 ~]$ cat /usr/share/aws/emr/emrfs/conf/emrfs-site.xml
<?xml version=”1.0″?>
<?xml-stylesheet type=”text/xsl” href=”configuration.xsl”?>