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Manoj Babu 2012-12-30, 18:00
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Re: doubt reg rowkey alter
On Sun, Dec 30, 2012 at 10:00 AM, Manoj Babu <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Hi All,
> How to modify the rowkey of a existing row in HBase table.
> Is it possible to modify with alter table command?

Copy original row's content to a new row with new key.  Delete the old.

The alter table command works on tables and their attributes, not on rows.