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From stack <st...@duboce.net>
Subject Re: Any equivalence of HQL "select count..." in 0.2 shell?
Date Sat, 09 Aug 2008 21:40:25 GMT
What you think J-D?  How about adding 'count' to shell that is same as 
'scan' only doesn't output header and rows?  Just the count and time 
taken on the end?
St.Ack

Jean-Daniel Cryans wrote:
> ZhaoWei.
>
> This was discussed in the thread "any chance to get the size of a table?",
> counting the rows in a table is not something you want to do with a scanner
> because it can take hours, this is why it is not in the new shell.
> RowCounter is the way for the moment to count rows with a MapReduce job.
>
> Would you still like to see such feature even tho it's very slow?
>
> Thx,
>
> J-D
>
> On Sat, Aug 9, 2008 at 12:23 PM, ZhaoWei <wzhao1984@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>   
>> I'm just using 0.2.0 release version, did not find what I want in document.
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>>     
>
>   


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