Tag: webapp

Concise Binary Object Representation

Concise Binary Object Representation (CBOR) defined by RFC 7049 is a binary, typed, self describing serialisation format. In contrast with JSON, it is binary and distinguishes between different sizes of primitive type properly. In contrast with Avro and Protobuf, it is self describing and can be used without a schema. It goes without saying for all binary

HBase Connection Management

I have built several web applications recently using Apache HBase as a backend data store. This article addresses some of the design concerns and approaches made in efficiently managing HBase connections. One of the first things I noticed about the HBase client API was how long it takes to create the connection. HBase connection creation is