HBase Standard Edition
ApsaraDB for HBase Standard Edition is developed based on the distribution of the open source HBase. It supports custom features, and its stability and operations and maintenance capabilities are deeply optimized. These capabilities are based on the following optimization and improvements:
Optimization of the internal distribution (Performance-enhanced Edition).
Patches in the new open source edition.
Bug fixes and user experience optimization.
The custom features supported by ApsaraDB for HBase can be easily migrated across versions. When a new community edition is released, Alibaba Cloud can quickly develop an upgraded version of ApsaraDB for HBase based on the new community edition. By using a comprehensive internal testing and regression system, Alibaba Cloud ensures that you can enjoy the latest and most comprehensive features with high stability and improved user experience. Currently, ApsaraDB for HBase Enterprise Standard Edition supports two versions: V1.1 and V2.0. These versions are based on HBase 1.1.2 and HBase 2.0.0, and are fully compatible with the open source editions.
HBase Enhanced Edition
ApsaraDB for HBase Performance-enhanced Edition uses the distribution of HBase inside Alibaba, and has been tested for more than eight years to serve all business units in the Alibaba economy system. It focuses on maturity, stability, high performance, cost-effectiveness, multi-tenant, security, and other capabilities that are needed in volumetric data storage and processing scenarios. In the development process, Alibaba Cloud integrates and optimizes features from various open source distributions so that they can be used in production. Alibaba Cloud also contributes to the open source communities by sharing their technologies. Users can access ApsaraDB for HBase Performance-enhanced Edition by using the official client or standard APIs. This edition supports HBase-1.x and HBase-2.x clients. ApsaraDB for HBase is nearly 100% compatible with these native features and APIs. ApsaraDB for HBase Performance-enhanced Edition delivers 7X performance of the open source edition and at half of the storage cost. For more information, see Benefits.