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Re: Partitioning an external hbase table
Unfortunately I don't think there is a clean way to achieve that (atleast
not one that I know of). Your option at this point is to run your queries
with a WHERE clause so that the predicate behind the scenes gets converted
to a range scan and restricts the amount of data that is being getting
On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 8:22 PM, MailingList

>  Is it possible to define partitions for a external table backed by Hbase?
> If so what is the proper syntax?
> I already have an external table backed by base and I'm finding that for
> even simple SELECT queries the load isn't getting evenly distributed a
> across the map tasks.  Some tasks see as few as a few hundred map input
> records while others receive more than a million.