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Re: HBase type support

So how do you check types in a column when the column isn't defined in the Schema?
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Mike Segel

On Mar 15, 2013, at 10:06 AM, Nick Dimiduk <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> On Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 5:25 AM, Michel Segel <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
>> You do realize that having to worry about one type is easier...
> For HBase developers, that's true. The side-effect is that those worries
> are pushed out into users' applications. Think of the application developer
> who's accustomed to all the accoutrements provided by the Management System
> part of an RDBMS. They pick up HBase and have none of that. I think the
> motivations outlined in the attached document make a good case for bringing
> some of that burden out of users' applications.
> A bit more freedom...
> Support for raw byte[] doesn't go away. In this proposal, bytes remain the
> core plumbing of the system.
> -n
> On Mar 14, 2013, at 11:51 AM, David Koch <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>> Hi Nick,
>>> As an HBase user I would welcome this addition. In addition to the
>> proposed
>>> list of datatypes A UUID/GUID type would also be nice to have.
>>> Regards,
>>> /David
>>> On Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 5:42 PM, Nick Dimiduk <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> wrote:
>>>> Hi all,
>>>> I'd like to draw your attention to HBASE-8089. The desire is to add type
>>>> support to HBase. There are two primary objectives: make the lives of
>>>> developers building on HBase easier, and facilitate better tools on top
>> of
>>>> HBase. Please chime in with any feature suggestions you think we've
>> missed
>>>> in initial conversations.
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> -n
>>>> [0]: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HBASE-8089