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Basic HBase Java Classes and Methods – Part 8: Disable and Delete a Table

import org.apache.hadoop.conf.Configuration;
import org.apache.hadoop.hbase.HBaseConfiguration;
import org.apache.hadoop.hbase.TableName;
import org.apache.hadoop.hbase.client.Admin;
import org.apache.hadoop.hbase.client.Connection;
import org.apache.hadoop.hbase.client.ConnectionFactory;


public class AdminDeleteTable {

    public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException {

        Configuration conf = HBaseConfiguration.create();
        Connection connection = ConnectionFactory.createConnection(conf);

        try {
            Admin admin = connection.getAdmin();
            TableName tableName = TableName.valueOf("employee");

            if (admin.tableExists(tableName)) {
                System.out.print("Table exists, Deleting.. ");


                System.out.println(" Done.");
            } else {
                System.out.println("Table does not exist.");
        } finally {

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