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From James Taylor <jtay...@salesforce.com>
Subject Re: Couting number of records in a HBase table
Date Tue, 28 May 2013 22:45:55 GMT
Another option is Phoenix (https://github.com/forcedotcom/phoenix), 
where you'd do
     SELECT count(*) FROM my_table

Regards,
James

On 05/28/2013 03:25 PM, Ted Yu wrote:
> Take a look at http://hbase.apache.org/book.html#rowcounter
>
> Cheers
>
> On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 3:23 PM, Shahab Yunus <shahab.yunus@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Is there a faster way to get the count of rows in a HBase table
>> (potentially a huge one)? I am looking for ways other than the 'count'
>> shell command or any Pig script? Thanks.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Shahab
>>


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