The HBase Indexer provides the ability to stream events from HBase to Solr for near real time searching. The HBase indexer is included with HDPSearch as an additional service. The indexer works by acting as an HBase replication sink. As updates are written to HBase, the events are asynchronously replicated to the HBase Indexer processes, which in turn creates Solr documents and pushes them to Solr.
In a second terminal, create table to be indexed in HBase. Open hbase shell and run below to create a table named "indexdemo-user", with a single column family named "info". Note that the REPLICATION_SCOPE of the column family of the table must be set to 1.: