You can use PrefixFilter to do that.
Filter filter = new PrefixFilter(Bytes.toBytes("10000000004"));
Is it possible to use substring of rowkey in the where clause? I don't know
whether he may have home/office or any type of address..
>>We don't have any 'where' clause in HBase. Also, you could end up with RS
Hotspotting with this kind of key design.
On Thu, Dec 27, 2012 at 3:37 PM, Asaf Mesika <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> You can define the StartKey of your scan object to be the customer
> number (i.e. the prefix of your rowkey)
> Define the end key to be the same but append a zero byte at the end to
> signify include of the rowkey.
> This should retrieve all rows starting with that customer number.
> Sent from my iPhone
> On 27 בדצמ 2012, at 11:54, Ramasubramanian Narayanan
> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Suppose a rowkey contains some 5 fields delimited by "|", then how to use
> > the same in the where clause?
> > For example, I have some 4 customer records who is having different
> > address .. for simplicity, I had for customer number 1,he has only one
> > address, for customer number 2, he has two addresses, like wise till 4
> > customer..
> > So totally there will be 10 records in my table...
> > Customer Number Number of address
> > Customer 1 - 1
> > Customer 2 - 2
> > Customer 3 - 3
> > Customer 4 - 4
> > -----
> > 10
> > *Here is my rowkey: (Customer number | Type of address)*
> > 10000000001|OFFICE
> > 10000000002|HOME
> > 10000000002|OFFICE
> > 10000000003|HOME
> > 10000000003|OFFICE
> > 10000000003|OTHERS
> > 10000000004|HOME
> > 10000000004|OFFICE1
> > 10000000004|OFFICE2
> > 10000000004|OTHERS
> > Now question is, how to select all the details of customer 4 (customer
> > number 10000000004)?
> > Is it possible to use substring of rowkey in the where clause? I don't
> > whether he may have home/office or any type of address..
> > Please help in providing query for the same..
> > regards,
> > Rams