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From Arvid Warnecke <ar...@nostalgix.org>
Subject Re: Enable Snappy compression - not able to load the libs on startup
Date Sun, 08 Jul 2012 20:21:52 GMT
Hello Paul,

On Sun, Jul 08, 2012 at 06:45:46PM +0200, Paul Cavallaro wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 8, 2012 at 9:48 AM, Arvid Warnecke <arvid@nostalgix.org> wrote:
> > I already found some old entries from mailinglists and articles at
> > Cloudera how to use the Snappy library from Hadoop in HBase, but it does
> > not seem to work for me.
> >
> > I installed Hadoop and HBase from the tarballs, because there are no
> > packages available for Arch Linux. Everything worked fine, but I am not
> > able to use any compression for my tables.
> >
> > When I use
> >
> > hbase> create 'table', {NAME=>'fam', COMPRESSION=>'snappy'}
> >
> I would first ask if you've installed the native snappy libraries on the
> machine?
> 
> http://hbase.apache.org/book/snappy.compression.html
> 
> That seems to be the likely culprit here.
> 
No, I did not. I installed Hadoop via Cloudera tarball. There are libs
for different compressions available at $HADOOP_HOME/lib/native.
Is there a difference?

Cheers,
Arvid

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