On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 3:15 PM, Keith Turner <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 2:42 PM, Devin Pinkston <[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > I have been looking through the Accumulo source to try and find the best
> > way to derive the column structure/metadata of a table. If I have a
> Metadata in RFile contains some info about column families, but not column
> qualifiers. For the default locality group rfile keeps track of up to
> 1000 column families. If you run "accumulo rfile-info" you can see this
Isn't that metadata only updated on compaction, Keith?
> > "sample", and I want to find all the column families/qualifiers, is
> there a
> > built-in facility in Accumulo to get a list of columns in that table? Or
> > would my best option be to scan() the entire table, and only put unique
> > column families/qualifiers into a list and return to the user?
> > I am imagining the user has no idea of what their columns are like in
> > table, that is why I ask.
> > Thanks!