Cloud Bigtable with Cloud Dataproc

Cloud Bigtable is Google's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail. Bigtable is designed to handle massive workloads at consistent low latency and high throughput, so it's a great choice for both operational and analytical applications, including IoT, user analytics, and financial data analysis.

Cloud Bigtable is an excellent option for any Apache Spark or Hadoop uses that require Apache HBase. Cloud Bigtable supports the Apache HBase 1.0+ APIs and offers a Cloud Bigtable HBaseclient in Maven, so it is easy to use Cloud Bigtable with Cloud Dataproc.

Using Cloud Bigtable with Cloud Dataproc

A MapReduce example that uses Cloud Bigtable with Cloud Dataproc is available in the cloud-bigtable-examples repository on GitHub.

To run this example, follow the directions in the word count example. You can get started by cloning the cloud-bigtable-examples GitHub repository:

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