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From Neerja Bhatnagar <neerja...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: HBase Scan returns fewer columns after a few minutes of insertion
Date Tue, 30 Aug 2011 06:38:11 GMT
Hi J-D,

Thank you very much! Hopefully, this iteration clears it up for me.
The batchSize is set to 1. I tried the same code with batchSize set to
nothing or the same number as the number of columns in my column family.
When the batchsize is not set, or is set to the number of columns in the
column family I am retrieving from getMap or getFamilyMap, then the entire
result (as expected) is returned.

Is batchsize setting the number of columns to return, rather than number of
I am sorry,  to me it is not clear if the API is for setBatch in Scan is
row-oriented or column-oriented.

Perhaps, I should use the PageFilter to limit the number of rows retrieved
from HBase?

public void *setBatch*(int batch)

Set the maximum number of values to return for each call to next()

*Parameters:*batch - the maximum number of valuesYour help is much
appreciated. Cheers, Neerja

On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 7:07 PM, Jean-Daniel Cryans <jdcryans@apache.org>wrote:

> (Sending to user@ again and bccing dev@ for the last time, please take
> notice and reply to user@)
> Ok so it should be something about the code... what is batchSize set
> to? I don't see it in that code snippet.
> getMap gives a map of all the families with all the data, whereas
> getFamily gives a map of all the qualifiers and their values for one
> family. Both APIs are good, just solving a different problem.
> J-D
> On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 6:00 PM, Neerja Bhatnagar <neerjapub@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Hi J-D,
> >
> > Thanks! I do scan 'tablename' on the shell, and I can see all 3 columns
> in
> > the 1 column family for a row. I haven't set any TTL on the table or
> result
> > scanner.
> > Any other suggestions would be very welcome. I was getting the same
> response
> > with result.getFamilyMap() and I moved to result.getMap() thinking I was
> > using the wrong api.
> >
> > Cheers, Neerja
> >
> > On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 5:23 PM, Jean-Daniel Cryans <jdcryans@apache.org
> >wrote:
> >
> >> (sending to user@ and bbcing dev@ since this is a user question)
> >>
> >> That type of problem can be "fun" to debug, did you try with the shell
> >> to query the data? Do you get a different result?
> >>
> >> BTW, any TTL set on that table?
> >>
> >> J-D
> >>

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