A visual dashboard of HBase region statistics
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A visual dashboard of HBase region statistics.


Download the executable binary that matches the version of your HBase cluster, add execute permission, and start it with the following command-line arguments.

usage: hbase-region-inspector [OPTIONS] ┌ QUORUM[/ZKPORT] ┐ PORT [INTERVAL]
                                        └ CONFIG_FILE     ┘
    --admin       Enable drag-and-drop interface
    --no-system   Hide system tables
    --help        Show this message

Accessing secured cluster

To access a secured HBase cluster, you have to prepare the following configuration files:

  • The main properties file
  • JAAS login configuration
  • Kerberos configuration (usually /etc/krb5.conf)
  • Kerberos keytab (optional, but recommended)

You can find the examples in conf-examples.

Environment variables

  • DEBUG - Enable debug logs when set



# Using Homebrew on Mac OS X
brew install npm leiningen

Setting up REPL on tmux panes

# For HBase 0.98 and above

# HBase 0.94 (CDH4)
./hacking cdh4


# For HBase 0.98 and above

# HBase 0.94 (CDH4)
make profile=cdh4


This software is licensed under the Apache 2 license, quoted below.

Copyright 2015 Kakao Corp. http://www.kakaocorp.com

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this project except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0.

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