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Re: Access to connector inside a Mapper class?
Thanks Christopher and David, for the moment I am re-constructing a
Connector in the set up of the job based on the configuration parameters,
but I may also try out extending AccumuloInputFormat as it feels a little


On Sat, Jan 26, 2013 at 1:10 PM, Christopher <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> If you extend AccumuloInputFormat to make the required protected methods
> public, you could do:
> MyAccumuloInputFormat.getInstance(context).getConnector(My
> AccumuloInputFormat.getUsername(context),MyAccumuloInputFormat.getPassword(context))
> with your TaskAttemptContext in the mapper/reducer.
> Or, you could store your own configuration options to re-construct a Connector
> when you set up your job (you could re-use those configuration variables we
> set, but that's... relying on implementation details that may change).
> --
> Christopher L Tubbs II
> http://gravatar.com/ctubbsii
> On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 1:50 PM, Mike Hugo <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> Is there a way to get access to the underlying connector being used by
>> the Accumulo Input Format inside the map method of a Mapper class?  In
>> certain scenarios, I need to be able to look up a value from a different
>> table while iterating over a set of keys in the mapper class.  Should I
>> just create a new connector instance?
>> Mike