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From "Billy Pearson" <sa...@pearsonwholesale.com>
Subject Re: Any equivalence of HQL "select count..." in 0.2 shell?
Date Sun, 10 Aug 2008 15:27:55 GMT
Maybe output region start row as it changes from region to region with a 
progress count so we can see it working sense it will be slow.

Billy

"stack" <stack@duboce.net> wrote in message 
news:489E0EC9.20309@duboce.net...
> 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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