As the previous diagram shows, HBase depends upon ZooKeeper. Given that I have a working ZooKeeper quorum on my CDH5 cluster (running on the
hc2r1m4 nodes), I only need to ensure that HBase is installed and working on my Hadoop cluster.
I will install a distributed version of HBase using the Cloudera CDH cluster manager. Using the manager console, it is a simple task to install HBase. The only decision required is where to locate the HBase servers on the cluster. The following figure shows the View By Host form from the CDH HBase installation. The HBase components are shown to the right as Added Roles.
I have chosen to add the HBase region servers (RS) to the