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Design Patterns of HBase Configuration

  • Author / Creator
    Dan, Han
  • Cloud-based infrastructures enable applications to collect and analyze massive amounts of data. NoSQL databases endowed with high availability and excellent scalability through their easy deployment on cloud-computing platforms, become a more attractive data-storage solution for these big-data applications. Unfortunately, to date, there is little methodological support for software development on these platforms. In this work, we focus on applications that collect spatial data over time, since, due to the pervasiveness of mobile application clients, this class of applications is among the most popular applications today. To support the development and maintenance of these applications, this thesis develops a set of general guidelines for the design of HBase storage, taking advantage of the special 3D structure of HBase and a specific three-dimensional "schema'' for geospatial applications. These guidelines and schemas have been evaluated with multiple data sets as well as through the migration of an existing geospatial application to the cloud.

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  • Graduation date
    2013-11
  • Type of Item
    Thesis
  • Degree
    Master of Science
  • DOI
    https://doi.org/10.7939/R3N58CT38
  • License
    This thesis is made available by the University of Alberta Libraries with permission of the copyright owner solely for non-commercial purposes. This thesis, or any portion thereof, may not otherwise be copied or reproduced without the written consent of the copyright owner, except to the extent permitted by Canadian copyright law.
  • Language
    English
  • Institution
    University of Alberta
  • Degree level
    Master's
  • Department
    • Department of Computing Science
  • Supervisor / co-supervisor and their department(s)
    • Stroulia, Eleni (Computing Science)
    • Sorenson, Paul (Computing Science)
  • Examining committee members and their departments
    • Wong, Kenny (Computing Science)
    • Lu, Paul (Computing Science)