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From Jean-Daniel Cryans <jdcry...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Got some question for begin HBase (KeyValue, data structure)
Date Mon, 10 May 2010 17:15:48 GMT


> 1. How can i get the key name for KeyValue? I
> use Bytes.toString(KeyValue.getKey()) cannot got any return.

The javadoc of this method says: * Do not use unless you have to.
Used internally for compacting and testing.

The row key is given by

> 2. Usually what value are u set for rowid?

UUIDs or composite keys like timestamp+some_other_tags

> 3. How are you deploy the data structure from development server to
> production server?

Copy over the DDL used in the shell.

> I think i need some information or document for how to design the data
> structure on HBase. can you share for me?

Google's Bigtable paper is always a good resource. The wiki has some
tips (check the website). Else you can search this mailing list WRT
your specific data model, you'll probably find what you need.

> Thanks & Regards,
> Singo

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