Another option is Phoenix (https://github.com/forcedotcom/phoenix),
where you'd do
SELECT count(*) FROM my_table
On 05/28/2013 03:25 PM, Ted Yu wrote:
> Take a look at http://hbase.apache.org/book.html#rowcounter
> On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 3:23 PM, Shahab Yunus <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
>> Is there a faster way to get the count of rows in a HBase table
>> (potentially a huge one)? I am looking for ways other than the 'count'
>> shell command or any Pig script? Thanks.