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From Shahab Yunus <shahab.yu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Adding a new region server or splitting an old region in a Hash-partitioned HBase Data Store
Date Thu, 27 Jun 2013 13:24:59 GMT
I think you will need to update your hash function and redistribute data.
As far as I know this has been on of the drawbacks of this approach (and
the SemaText library)


On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 7:24 PM, Joarder KAMAL <joarderm@gmail.com> wrote:

> May be a simple question to answer for the experienced HBase users and
> developers:
> If I use hash partitioning to evenly distribute write workloads into my
> region servers and later add a new region server to scale or split an
> existing region, then do I need to change my hash function and re-shuffle
> all the existing data in between all the region servers (old and new)? Or,
> is there any better solution for this? Any guidance would be very much
> helpful.
> Thanks in advance.
> Regards,
> Joarder Kamal

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