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From Jean-Daniel Cryans <jdcry...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Regions can split, but can they combine?
Date Mon, 14 May 2012 20:11:25 GMT
They won't merge automatically.

For a manual process see http://hbase.apache.org/book.html#ops.regionmgt.merge


On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 12:25 PM, Tom Brown <tombrown52@gmail.com> wrote:
> I know that regions can split (either manually, or automatically), but
> is there any process whereby regions that have previously split will
> combine (perhaps when one region shrunk)?
> If so, what are the conditions that cause it, and does it happen
> automatically or only via a manual process?
> Thanks in advance!
> --Tom

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