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Hypertable C++ Thrift Tutorial

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Recently I was looking at different NOSQL solutions to storing huge amounts of data effeciently and so I started digging into Big Table like solutions including Cassandra, Hbase and Hypertable. All three are fairly similar in operation and access and though the first two are written in Java, Hypertable is written in C++, thus standing to have a slight performance benefit over the Java apps. While it's much faster to access the servers through their native interfaces, they all support Thrift which is necessary if your language doesn't have a native driver (or a Thrift wrapper) yet and you need to get coding. This is a brief tutorial that should get you started writing a low level Thrift interface for Hypertable.

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