This tutorial describes how to read rows from the table using the HBase shell and will practice with some examples.
Reading (Scan) the Rows from HBase table using Shell
scan command to get the data from the HBase table. By default, it fetches all data from the table.
We can limit the results by passing scanner specification
LIMIT, below example limits to one row.
Below command limits the results to 2 rows ‘1’ and ‘2’
COLUMN specification, we can list the rows that have columns specified
This returns 2 rows with columns ‘name’ and ‘age’.
We could also specify
STARTROW from where the results should return
STOPROW specification will specify where to stop.
To list all deleted columns, use