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Re: HBase Negation or NOT operator
Jean-Daniel Cryans 2013-09-17, 15:50
You can always remove the NOT clause by changing the statement, but I'm
wondering what your use case really is. HBase doesn't have secondary
indexes so, unless you are doing a short-ish scan (let's say a million
rows), it means you want to do a full table scan and that doesn't scale.

On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 1:34 AM, Ashwin Jain <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Hello All,
> Does HBase not support an SQL NOT operator on complex filters? I would like
> to filter out whatever matches a complex nested filter.
> my use case is to parse a query like this(below) and build a HBase filter
> from it.
> (field1=value1 AND NOT ((field2=value2 OR field3=value3) AND
> field4=value4))
> How to go about this , any ideas?  What will be a better approach -
> implement a custom filter that excludes a row qualified by another filter
> or to convert input query into an opposite query.
> Thanks,
> Ashwin