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From Stack <st...@duboce.net>
Subject Re: exporting from hbase as text (tsv)
Date Tue, 07 Jun 2011 21:04:21 GMT
Dunno.  Implication is that there is a MR cluster out there just
sitting idle waiting on the occasional job of whimsy (if the data is
'big').  And, we'd have to make our load/dump at least as smart as the
? equivalent (fill in one from the list pig, hive, cascading, etc.)?
Then why not just fire up the pig/hive/etc shells....

File an issue though lads.  Above is just an opinion.


On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 11:35 AM, Jack Levin <magnito@gmail.com> wrote:
> Yes, shell could launch MR jobs;  I bet a lot of people will find this
> feature very useful.
> -Jack
> On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 11:32 AM, Joey Echeverria <joey@cloudera.com> wrote:
>> I think Jack was suggesting that the shell would launch the MR jobs.
>> -Joey
>> On Jun 7, 2011 1:34 PM, "Stack" <stack@duboce.net> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 10:20 AM, Jack Levin <magnito@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> That would be a real nice feature though, imagine going to the shell,
>>>> and requesting a dump of your table.
>>> But it would only work for mickey mouse tables, no? If your
>>> input/output is of any substantial size, wouldn't you want to MR it?
>>> St.Ack

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