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From Josh Elser <>
Subject Re: Writing to a table via an iterator
Date Mon, 18 Jul 2016 19:39:46 GMT
While it may be possible, please do not do this. This is not a designed 
feature of the Iterator framework and will likely result in a deadlock 
of the system and/or resources leaks in the Accumulo TabletServers.

St. Amour, Leo - 0553 - MITLL wrote:
> Good afternoon,
> I am trying to develop a custom iterator that has the ability to write
> out data to another table. In the Accumulo book, there is a paragraph
> that mentions that this is theoretically possible, however after
> searching the internet, I have had no luck learning how this would be
> possible. Is there some sort of API that I can use to write to a table
> from inside the iterator’s code?
> Thanks,
> Leo

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