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From Jeff Kolesky <j...@opower.com>
Subject Re: how do counters work, client api?
Date Wed, 06 Mar 2013 21:20:36 GMT
One interesting post to read is from Lars H:
http://hadoop-hbase.blogspot.com/2012/11/hbase-mvcc-and-built-in-atomic.html
It describes how the atomic counter operations work.

Jeff


On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 12:25 PM, S Ahmed <sahmed1020@gmail.com> wrote:

> Where can I read up on how counters work with hbase?
>
> Does it have some sort of api like:
>
> hbaseClient.incrementAndGet()
>
> Since things are distributed, I would imagine actually acting on the
> counter value is not really possible since unless the thing acting on the
> counter is single threaded right?
>



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*Jeff Kolesky*
Chief Software Architect
*Opower*

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