Cloud Bigtable and the HBase API
The HBase client for Java provides an API that is compatible with HBase.
Connecting to Cloud Bigtable
Connection management in the HBase client for Java.
Using the HBase Client with Maven
Details about setting up your Maven project.
Handling Batch Exceptions
Best practices for handling exceptions from batch operations.
Reporting Cloud Bigtable Metrics
Instructions for enabling client-side metrics.
Differences from the HBase API
Methods and features that the HBase client for Java does not support.
Migrating from Earlier HBase Versions
Instructions for upgrading to the HBase 1.x APIs.
Detailed information about the HBase client for Java's API.