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From "Huang, Weiguang" <>
Subject RE: Data lost from HBase to DataSource
Date Wed, 29 Nov 2017 03:16:46 GMT
Hi Pat,

Here is the result when we tried out your suggestion.

We checked the data from the Hbase, and the count of the records is exactly the same as we
imported into the Hbase, that is 6500.
2017-11-29 10:42:19 INFO  DAGScheduler:54 - Job 0 finished: count at ImageDataFromHBaseChecker.scala:27,
took 12.016679 s
Number of Records found : 6500

We exported data from Pio and checked, but got only 1596 – see at the bottom of the below
screen record.
$ ls -al
total 412212
drwxr-xr-x  2 root root      4096 Nov 29 02:48 .
drwxr-xr-x 23 root root      4096 Nov 29 02:48 ..
-rw-r--r--  1 root root         8 Nov 29 02:48 ._SUCCESS.crc
-rw-r--r--  1 root root    817976 Nov 29 02:48 .part-00000.crc
-rw-r--r--  1 root root    817976 Nov 29 02:48 .part-00001.crc
-rw-r--r--  1 root root    817976 Nov 29 02:48 .part-00002.crc
-rw-r--r--  1 root root    817976 Nov 29 02:48 .part-00003.crc
-rw-r--r--  1 root root         0 Nov 29 02:48 _SUCCESS
-rw-r--r--  1 root root 104699844 Nov 29 02:48 part-00000
-rw-r--r--  1 root root 104699877 Nov 29 02:48 part-00001
-rw-r--r--  1 root root 104699843 Nov 29 02:48 part-00002
-rw-r--r--  1 root root 104699863 Nov 29 02:48 part-00003
$ wc -l part-00000
399 part-00000
$ wc -l part-00001
399 part-00001
$ wc -l part-00002
399 part-00002
$ wc -l part-00003
399 part-00003
That is 399 * 4 = 1596

Is this data lost caused by schema changed, or ill data contents, or other possible reasons?
Appreciate for your thoughts.


From: Pat Ferrel []
Sent: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 10:16 AM
Subject: Re: Data lost from HBase to DataSource

Try my suggestion with export and see if the number of events looks correct. I am suggesting
that you may not be counting what you think you are using HBase.

On Nov 28, 2017, at 5:53 PM, Huang, Weiguang <<>>

Hi Pat,

Thanks for your advice.  However, we are not using HBase directly. We use pio to import data
into HBase by below command:
pio import --appid 7 --input hdfs://[host]:9000/pio/ applicationName /recordFile.json
Could things go wrong here or somewhere else?

From: Pat Ferrel []
Sent: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 11:54 PM
Subject: Re: Data lost from HBase to DataSource

It is dangerous to use HBase directly because the schema may change at any time. Export the
data as json and examine it there. To see how many events are in the stream you can just export
then using bash to count lines (wc -l). Each line is a JSON event. Or import the data as a
dataframe in Spark and use Spark SQL.

There is no published contract about how events are stored in HBase.

On Nov 27, 2017, at 9:24 PM, Sachin Kamkar <<>>

We are also facing the exact same issue. We have confirmed 1.5 million records in HBase. However,
I see only 19k records being fed for training (eventsRDD.count()).

With Regards,


On Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 7:05 AM, Huang, Weiguang <<>>
Hi guys,

I have encoded some JPEG images in json and imported to HBase, which shows 6500 records. When
I read those data in DataSource with Pio, however only some 1500 records were fed in PIO.
I use PEventStore.find(appName, entityType, eventNames), and all the records have  the same
entityType, eventNames.

Any idea what could go wrong? The encoded string from JPEG is very wrong, hundreds of thousands
of characters, could this be a reason for the data lost?

Thank you for looking into my question.


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