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From Joey Echeverria <j...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: HBase Backups
Date Wed, 08 Jun 2011 22:47:40 GMT
Can you afford some down time? If so, you could minor compact, disable
the table, distcp, and then enable the table.

-Joey

On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 1:22 PM, Manoj Murumkar <manoj.murumkar@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> We're trying to come up with right strategy for backing up HBase tables.
> Assumption is that sizes of tables will not grow beyond few hundred GB.
> Currently, we're employing exports (writing onto HDFS of another cluster
> directly), but is taking too long (~5 hours to export ~5GB of data). Are
> there any suggestions to improve the performance of this?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Manoj
>



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Joseph Echeverria
Cloudera, Inc.
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