Hi Robert,

You can randomly build your start key, give it to your scanner, scan until
the end of the table, then give it as the end key for a new scanner. Doing
that you will scan the way you are looking for.

Also, this might interest you:

2014-01-31 Robert Dyer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
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