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From Ted Yu <yuzhih...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Add keys to column family in HBase using Python
Date Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:04:30 GMT
bq. add columns to the HBase table(from Hive)
Since desired approach is to add column through Hive, please consider Hive
mailing list as well.


On Thu, Apr 16, 2015 at 10:45 AM, Chris Nauroth <cnauroth@hortonworks.com>

>   Hello Manoj,
>  I recommend restarting this thread over at user@hbase.apache.org.  The
> user@hadoop.apache.org list specifically covers issues in Hadoop Common,
> HDFS, YARN and MapReduce.
>   Chris Nauroth
> Hortonworks
> http://hortonworks.com/
>   From: Manoj Venkatesh <manoj.venkatesh@xoom.com>
> Reply-To: "user@hadoop.apache.org" <user@hadoop.apache.org>
> Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 10:28 AM
> To: "user@hadoop.apache.org" <user@hadoop.apache.org>
> Subject: Add keys to column family in HBase using Python
>   Dear Hadoop experts,
>  I have a Hadoop cluster which has Hive, HBase installed along with other
> Hadoop components.  I am currently exploring ways to automate a data
> migration process from Hive to HBase which involves new columns of data
> added ever so often.  I was successful in creating a HBase table using Hive
> and load data into the HBase table, on these lines I tried to add columns
> to the HBase table(from Hive) using the alter table syntax and I got the
> error message, “ALTER TABLE cannot be used for a non-native table
> temp_testing”.
>  As an alternative to this I am also trying to do this programmatically
> using Python, I have explored the libraries HappyBase
> <https://happybase.readthedocs.org/en/latest/index.html> and starbase
> <http://pythonhosted.org//starbase/>. These libraries provide
> functionality for creating, deleting and other features but none of these
> provide an option to add a key to a column family. Does anybody know of a
> better way of achieving this with Python, say libraries or through other
> means.
>  Thanks in advance,
> Manoj
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