Have you looked at HBASE-16578 ?
> On Oct 12, 2016, at 8:02 AM, Tim Robertson <timrobertson...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi devs,
> [Had a quick chat with Lars G. about this and before opening a Jira I
> thought I'd raise it here first]
> We have just experienced data loss in HBase 1.0.0-cdh5.4.10.
> Before I dig into this further, I'd like to just ask if anyone has seen
> this before?
> The initial state was a table (tim_test) built with MOB support and a few
> 10's million rows and 10's billions of cells.
> I wanted to rename the table to get this into production and did so as
> snapshot 'tim_test', 'tim_test-snapshot'
> clone_snapshot 'tim_test-snapshot', 'prod_b_map'
> At this stage the application all looked good, and so I continued with:
> delete_snapshot 'tim_test-snapshot'
> disable 'tim_test'
> drop ‘tim_test’
> Then things went... awry and data just started dropping out in the app.
> Before long, all MOB data seemingly is gone.
> The references in the new table MOB folder appear to point to the source
> table (e.g.
> The RS logs full of ERROR like:
> 2016-10-12 15:19:14,640 ERROR org.apache.hadoop.hbase.regionserver.HStore:
> The mob file
> could not be found in the locations
> What I don't know is:
> 1) was this running a background task to copy the MOB data when the
> snapshot was cloned and I just deleted the source before the copy was
> - or
> 2) when running "snapshot and clone" it just references the source MOB
> data until a (?) change?
> 3) snapshot and clone just doesn't support MOB?
> Can anyone shed some light on this easily before I dig into it please?
> While this situation exists (at least in 1.0.0) might it be good to get
> info about data loss for MOB tables into the snapshot clone docs?