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From Doug Meil <doug.m...@explorysmedical.com>
Subject Re: Add a column family to a table
Date Thu, 30 Jun 2011 17:31:14 GMT

Re:  http://hbase.apache.org/book.html#regions.arch

The high-level hand-waving answer is that it's not just one file.  Since
clients talk directly to RegionServers, all the regions need to be in sync
in terms of table/region/CF metadata.

On 6/30/11 11:44 AM, "Ophir Cohen" <ophchu@gmail.com> wrote:

>We add an argument here on that issue:
>Can somebody put a little bit light on the reason we need to disable the
>table in order to add CF?
>It looks to me that adding CF should be simple as say: there is a new one
>anyway its on different file?
>What do I miss here?
>On Sat, Jun 18, 2011 at 23:54, Doug Meil
>> No problem! I added a patch to the book for this case. It probably could
>> have been a little more obvious.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Eranda Sooriyabandara [mailto:070468d@gmail.com]
>> Sent: Friday, June 17, 2011 3:54 PM
>> To: user@hbase.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: Add a column family to a table
>> Hi Doug,
>> Thanks for the quick reply. The changes you mentioned made my code work.
>> thanks
>> Eranda

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