Read rows with a prefix (HBase)

Create a query with a prefix.

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Java

To learn how to install and use the client library for Bigtable, see Bigtable client libraries.

public static void readPrefix() {
  // TODO(developer): Replace these variables before running the sample.
  String projectId = "my-project-id";
  String instanceId = "my-instance-id";
  String tableId = "mobile-time-series";
  readPrefix(projectId, instanceId, tableId);
}

public static void readPrefix(String projectId, String instanceId, String tableId) {
  // Initialize client that will be used to send requests. This client only needs to be created
  // once, and can be reused for multiple requests. After completing all of your requests, call
  // the "close" method on the client to safely clean up any remaining background resources.
  try (Connection connection = BigtableConfiguration.connect(projectId, instanceId)) {
    Table table = connection.getTable(TableName.valueOf(tableId));
    Scan prefixScan = new Scan().setRowPrefixFilter(Bytes.toBytes("phone"));
    ResultScanner rows = table.getScanner(prefixScan);

    for (Result row : rows) {
      printRow(row);
    }
  } catch (IOException e) {
    System.out.println(
        "Unable to initialize service client, as a network error occurred: \n" + e.toString());
  }
}

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