HBase Online Quiz


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Questions and Answers

Q 1 - Columns in Hbase are organized to

A - Column Group

B - Column families

C - Column list

D - Column base

Answer : B


In Hbase columns are organized to column families.

Q 2 - The verison information of a record in a KeyValue instance is inspected using the method

A - getVersion()

B - getTimestamp()

C - getTime()

D - getVersioninfo()

Answer : B


The getTimestamp() method is used to inspect the specific verison associated with a KeyValue Instance.

Q 3 - A scan returns bulk of rows. But only a selected few rows can be fetched form a scan using a

A - Group by clause

B - Minimize clause

C - Subset clause

D - Filter clause

Answer : D


The filer clause is used to retrun only a specific set of records and not the entire result of the scan.

Q 4 - Servers that host regions of a Hbase table are called

A - RegionServers

B - Regional servers

C - Hbase Servers

D - Splitservers

Answer : A


The Regionservers are the servers which hold the regions of a Hbase table.

Q 5 - The number of namespaces, HDFS provides to the regionservers of a Hbase database is

A - Equal to number of regionserver

B - Half of the number of regionserver

C - Double the number of regionserver

D - One

Answer : D


HDFS provides a single namespace to all the RegionServers,and any of them can access the persisted files from any other Regionserver.

Answer : A


In standalone mode Hbase runs only on the local file system.

Answer : B


The command keeps a minimum of 2 versions of all columns in column family f1.

Q 8 - The type of coprocessors which are similar to the stored procedures in relational database is

A - Store coprocessor

B - Parallel coprocessor

C - Observer

D - Endpoint

Answer : D


The Endpoint type of coprocessor is similar to the data abse store dprocedure in relational systems.

Answer : D


Only the write-ahead replay cerates the recovered.edits file

Q 10 - In Hbase there are two situations when the WAL logfiles needs to be replayed. One is when the server fails. The other is when

A - The logs are full

B - Rows are deleted.

C - The cluster fails

D - Rows are updated

Answer : C


The only two instances when the logs are replayed is when cluster starts or the server fails.


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