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DataStage to support numeric Column Family (CF) in HBase

Currently, DataStage only supports alphabetic (letters) Column Family (CF) in HBase tables and it is a common practice to create numeric CF in HBase tables (e.g. the default CF is zero). Therefore, if CF has a numeric value DataStage cannot write data in HBase tables.

  • Guest
  • May 21 2020
  • Delivered
Who would benefit from this IDEA? All customers with numeric CF in HBase tables that want to use DataStage to write data in such tables.
Priority Justification Urgent because customer is considering the DataStage solution as feasible or not
Client Name SABIS (Banco Sabadell)
How should it work?

DataStage to support also numeric CF in HBase tables so as it can write data in HBase tables. All customer using HBase with numeric CF will benefit into that DataStage would be able to write in such database. At the moment the only work around is to recreate the tables in HBase modifying the CF but this is very costly for the customers as it affects all their table references and relations with other tools and processes.

Idea Priority Urgent
  • Admin
    Virginie Grandhaye commented
    3 Jul, 2020 09:44am

    This status 'future consideration' means we have taken your need into account, and will run an analysis on the feasibility of this feature. As of now, we cannot provide an estimate of when it will be made available in the product, but the next release might be a candidate, based on the result of our investigation.

    I hope it clarifies.

  • Guest commented
    3 Jul, 2020 06:39am

    No easy way of working with Phoenix if this is not included in the product. Other market solutions will be then considered.

  • Guest commented
    3 Jun, 2020 08:26am

    Status has changed to Future Consideration. What's the estimate to have a new update about the chance to be included as new requirement in the product roadmap ?

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