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From Stack <st...@duboce.net>
Subject Re: How to find the midkey of a region?
Date Fri, 23 Sep 2011 16:26:59 GMT
On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 2:22 AM, Sheng Chen <chensheng2010@gmail.com> wrote:
> I want to manually split a region into 2 parts of the same size.
> The row key of the regions is based on user-id, which is not distributed
> uniformly.
> I see that in the default split method, the midkey is returned after a
> compaction.
> Can I get the midkey efficiently without compact it?

There is no API to do this exposed to the client.  You'd have to go
behind API and access the files in the filesystem directly; see


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