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Wei Tan 2013-01-29, 21:54
Ted Yu 2013-01-29, 22:00
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Re: copy table AND descriptor
Hi Ted, Thanks for your remind. I made it in two steps:

1. write a java problem to create a table using original table's
2. use ./bin/hbase org.apache.hadoop.hbase.mapreduce.CopyTable to copy the

Best Regards,

Wei Tan
Research Staff Member
IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
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From:   Ted Yu <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Date:   01/29/2013 05:01 PM
Subject:        Re: copy table AND descriptor

Which version of HBase are you using ?

Have you tried using 'describe' shell command ?


On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 1:54 PM, Wei Tan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Hi I have a table in cluster 1 with quite lengthy metadata (aka,
> descriptor). How can I replicate the data as well as descriptor to
> table?
> CopyTable, Export/Import does not handle table descriptor.
> Thanks,
> Wei