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Re: Hbase tables disappear
On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 6:12 AM, Ibrahim Yakti <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I have a weird issue, I am using sqoop to import data from MySQL into
> HBase, sqoop confirms that 2.5 million records were imported, when I do
> count "table_name" in HBase shell it returns numbers like:
>
> 260970 row(s) in 20.4740 seconds
> >
>
> (I have used sqoop to import same data from mysql to hive and it worked
> smoothly without any problem)
>
> when I run the count command again the number may change without any change
> to the table, the other weird issue, if I reboot the server and run HBase
> shell all the tables will be disappeared and I have to create them again.
>
>
Default location for hbase data is /tmp unless you change it so a reboot
will erase all you loaded into hbase.   See
http://hbase.apache.org/book.html#quickstart
Any idea what is going and where the problem is?
>

Are you overwriting old data with new?

Start small and work your way up to bigger numbers.  You might get a clue
as to where the data is going.

St.Ack