cbt Overview

The cbt tool is a command-line interface for performing several different operations on Cloud Bigtable. It is written in Go using the Go client library for Cloud Bigtable. Source code for the cbt tool is available in the GitHub repository GoogleCloudPlatform/google-cloud-go.

The cbt tool is available as a Cloud SDK component. Run the following commands to install the cbt tool:

gcloud components update
gcloud components install cbt

If you have the latest stable release of the go tool installed, you can also install the cbt tool using the standard go tool:

go get -u cloud.google.com/go/bigtable/cmd/cbt

Consult the cbt reference docs for more details.

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