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Re: Switching existing table to Snappy possible?

I'll update the RefGuide with this.  This is a good thing for everybody to

On 5/9/12 5:08 PM, "Jean-Daniel Cryans" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

>Just alter the families, the old store files will get converted during
>compaction later on.
>On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 2:06 PM, Otis Gospodnetic
>> Hi,
>> Based on the example on
>>http://hbase.apache.org/book/snappy.compression.html and some
>>search-hadoop.com searches I'm guessing it's not possible to switch an
>>existing HBase table to use Snappy.
>> i.e. a new table with snappy needs to be created and old data imported
>>into this table.
>> Is this correct?
>> Thanks,
>> Otis
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