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From Sachin Jain <sachinjain...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Creating HBase table with presplits
Date Tue, 29 Nov 2016 09:28:42 GMT
Thanks Dave for your suggestions!
Will let you know if I find some approach to tackle this situation.

Regards

On Mon, Nov 28, 2016 at 9:05 PM, Dave Latham <latham@davelink.net> wrote:

> If you truly have no way to predict anything about the distribution of your
> data across the row key space, then you are correct that there is no way to
> presplit your regions in an effective way.  Either you need to make some
> starting guess, such as a small number of uniform splits, or wait until you
> have some information about what the data will look like.
>
> Dave
>
> On Mon, Nov 28, 2016 at 12:42 AM, Sachin Jain <sachinjain024@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > I was going though pre-splitting a table article [0] and it is mentioned
> > that it is generally best practice to presplit your table. But don't we
> > need to know the data in advance in order to presplit it.
> >
> > Question: What should be the best practice when we don't know what data
> is
> > going to be inserted into HBase. Essentially I don't know the key range
> so
> > if I specify wrong splits, then either first or last split can be a hot
> > region in my system.
> >
> > [0]: https://hbase.apache.org/book.html#rowkey.regionsplits
> >
> > Thanks
> > -Sachin
> >
>

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