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From "Kevin O'dell" <kevin.od...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: adding column family to hbase table
Date Tue, 30 Oct 2012 15:30:11 GMT
Mike,

  It would be in your hbase-site.xml.

Michael,

  I agree.

On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 10:22 AM, Michael Segel
<michael_segel@hotmail.com>wrote:

> When I hear experimental and production in the same conversation, I get
> shivers up my spine.
>
> Which release(s) contain this flag?
>
> On Oct 30, 2012, at 9:35 AM, Kevin O'dell <kevin.odell@cloudera.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Mike,
> >
> >  I have not messed around with the online schema changes too much.  It is
> > still experimental, but I think you are looking for:
> >
> > hbase.online.schema.update.enable
> >
> > Set true to enable online schema changes. This is an experimental
> feature.
> > There are known issues modifying table schemas at the same time a region
> > split is happening so your table needs to be quiescent or else you have
> to
> > be running with splits disabled.
> >
> > Default: false
> >
> > On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 9:25 AM, Mike <mike20007@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Hi All,
> >>
> >> I use hbase 0.92 and I am trying to add a column family to hbase table
> >> and I get the below error.
> >>
> >> ERROR: org.apache.hadoop.hbase.TableNotDisabledException:
> >> org.apache.hadoop.hbase.TableNotDisabledException: test
> >>
> >>
> >> After disabling the table, I can add the column family.
> >>
> >> But in production environment, I will not be able to disable the table.
> >>
> >> Is there a way without disabling table, I can add the column family?
> >>
> >> Thanks
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> > --
> > Kevin O'Dell
> > Customer Operations Engineer, Cloudera
>
>


-- 
Kevin O'Dell
Customer Operations Engineer, Cloudera

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