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Re: filtering rows for column values not null
I will have said:
scan.addColumn(YOUR_CF, Bytes.toBytes("firstName"));
But not sure if it really makes a difference...
2013/10/24 Vladimir Rodionov <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>

> If 'firstName' is NULL - it is missing completely from a row. Add
> explicitly this column to Scan you create:
> scan.addColumn(YOUR_CF, 'firstName'.getBytes());
> Best regards,
> Vladimir Rodionov
> Principal Platform Engineer
> Carrier IQ, www.carrieriq.com
> ________________________________________
> Sent: Thursday, October 24, 2013 1:54 AM
> Subject: filtering rows for column values not null
> Hi I have a relatively simple situation,
> As an example I have a table of Users, with first and last name.
> I set a scan a FilterList and I add a SingleColumnValueFilter, with
> column qualifier=firstName, CompareOp.EQUAL, and value="bob".
> The problem is, I'm getting "bob" as well as anyone with out a firstName.
> I tried adding NOT_EQUALS null and NOT_EQUALS (new byte[0]) and neither
> helped.
> Does anyone know of how to filter on a column value not null?
> --
> Ted.
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