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From Doug Meil <doug.m...@explorysmedical.com>
Subject Re: Switching existing table to Snappy possible?
Date Wed, 09 May 2012 21:27:21 GMT

I'll update the RefGuide with this.  This is a good thing for everybody to
know.





On 5/9/12 5:08 PM, "Jean-Daniel Cryans" <jdcryans@apache.org> wrote:

>Just alter the families, the old store files will get converted during
>compaction later on.
>
>J-D
>
>On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 2:06 PM, Otis Gospodnetic
><otis_gospodnetic@yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Based on the example on
>>http://hbase.apache.org/book/snappy.compression.html and some
>>search-hadoop.com searches I'm guessing it's not possible to switch an
>>existing HBase table to use Snappy.
>> i.e. a new table with snappy needs to be created and old data imported
>>into this table.
>>
>> Is this correct?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Otis
>> ----
>> Performance Monitoring for Solr / ElasticSearch / HBase -
>>http://sematext.com/spm
>



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