Package org.apache.hadoop.hbase.filter

package org.apache.hadoop.hbase.filter
Provides row-level filters applied to HRegion scan results during calls to

Filters run the extent of a table unless you wrap your filter in a WhileMatchFilter. The latter returns as soon as the filter stops matching.

Do not rely on filters carrying state across rows; its not reliable in current hbase as we have no handlers in place for when regions split, close or server crashes.