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From Enis Söztutar <enis....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Evenly splitting the table
Date Thu, 21 Mar 2013 18:09:57 GMT

HBase cannot deduce the row key structure, thus cannot pre split the table
unless it knows the basic format for the row keys.

<shameless_self_plug> you can look at the blog post about splits here:


On Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 7:42 AM, Cole <cole.skoviak@cerner.com> wrote:

> Thanks for the replies. I actually do not have the ability to guarantee
> how keys will be structured, I am working on our own corporate
> implementation which will be used by various teams per their needs. I
> think your answers gave me what I needed to know, I will have to
> require the user to specify start and end keys if they want to evenly
>  pre-split their table on creation.
> Thanks,
> Cole

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