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Re: drop table
Jean-Marc Spaggiari 2012-07-23, 20:12
Hi Mohit,

You have the respons int your question ;)

Simple type:

major_compact ".META."

On the shell.

To drop your table, just do:
disable 'SESSION_TIMELINE'
drop 'SESSION_TIMELINE'
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JM

2012/7/23, Mohit Anchlia <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
> I am trying to drop one of the tables but on the shell I get run
> major_compact. I have couple of questions:
>
> 1. How to see if this table has more than one region?
> 2. And why do I need to run major compact
>
>
> hbase(main):010:0* drop 'SESSION_TIMELINE'
>
> ERROR: Table SESSION_TIMELINE is enabled. Disable it first.'
>
> Here is some help for this command:
>
> Drop the named table. Table must first be disabled. If table has
>
> more than one region, run a major compaction on .META.:
>
> hbase> major_compact ".META."
>