HBase Storage Module for Thumbor
Thumbor is a smart imaging service. It enables on-demand crop, resizing and flipping of images.
HBase is a column oriented database from the Hadoop ecosystem.
This module provide support for Hadoop HBase as a large auto replicant key/value backend storage for images in Thumbor.
The current version of the module is 0.9.
In order to install the HBase Storage Module for Thumbor, you have to install Hadoop / HBase ecosystem first.
Hadoop / HBase installation
The HBase Storage Module for Thumbor was originally developed and tested on a Cloudera CDH3 Hadoop on a Debian system.
Installation on Ubuntu/Debian Systems
You can follow the CDH3 Installation Guide for Ubuntu/Debian Systems Systems and install the following packages :
sudo apt-get install hadoop-0.20 hadoop-0.20-native sudo apt-get install hadoop-hbase hadoop-hbase-thrift
Installation on RedHat Systems
You can follow the CDH3 Installation Guide for RedHat Systems and install the following packages :
sudo yum install hadoop-0.20 hadoop-0.20-native sudo yum install hadoop-hbase hadoop-hbase-thrift
HBase Storage Module installation
... and finally the HBase Storage Module :
pip install thumbor_hbase
Using it is simple, just change your configuration in thumbor.conf:
HBASE_STORAGE_SERVER_HOST = "localhost" HBASE_STORAGE_SERVER_PORT = 9000 HBASE_STORAGE_TABLE = "storage-table" HBASE_STORAGE_FAMILY = "storage-family"
If you want to use thumbor_hbase for loading original images, change your thumbor.conf to read:
LOADER = "thumbor_hbase.loader"
If you want to use thumbor_hbase for storage of original images, change your thumbor.conf to read:
STORAGE = "thumbor_hbase.storage"
In order to execute pyvows tests, you have to install pyvows :
pip install pyvows
and run tests with :
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