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Re: Bulk import - key, value ambiguity
Probably because M/R requires a key and because you want M/R to sort on
that key which is required for writing hfiles.

On 8/4/12 8:22 AM, "Ioakim Perros" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

>Does anyone knows why at HFileOutputFormat the API (
>suggests using as key an ImmutableBytesWritable object and as value a
>KeyValue object,
>when the KeyValue object has as its field the row that each KeyValue
>will lead to ? And as I experienced, this row field is being used as the
>table's key.
>Thanks in advance!