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From Artur Barseghyan <foreverchild...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Add keys to column family in HBase using Python
Date Thu, 04 Jun 2015 14:20:37 GMT
Manoj Venkatesh <manoj.venkatesh@...> writes:

> 
> Dear HBase experts,
> 
> I have a Hadoop cluster which has Hive, HBase installed along with other 
Hadoop components.  I am currently
> exploring ways to automate a data migration process from Hive to HBase 
which involves new columns of data
> added ever so often.  I was successful in creating a HBase table using 
Hive and load data into the HBase
> table, on these lines I tried to add new columns to the HBase table(from 
Hive) using the alter table syntax
> and I got the error message, "ALTER TABLE cannot be used for a non-native 
table temp_testing".
> 
> As an alternative to this I am also trying to do this programmatically 
using Python, I have explored the
> libraries 
HappyBase<https://happybase.readthedocs.org/en/latest/index.html> and
> starbase<http://pythonhosted.org//starbase/>. These libraries provide 
functionality for
> creating, deleting and other features but none of these provide an option 
to add a key to a column family.
> Does anybody know of a better way of achieving this with Python, say 
libraries or through other means.
> 
> Thanks in advance,
> Manoj
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See "Add columns to the table". Column == column family. Same goes for drop 
(see the next heading).

https://github.com/barseghyanartur/starbase#add-columns-to-the-table


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