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From David Medinets <>
Subject Re: Can I connect an InputStream to a Mutation value?
Date Mon, 18 Jun 2012 18:00:05 GMT
Thanks for the offer. I thinking of a situation were I don't know the
schema ahead of time. For example, a JMS queue that I simply want to
store the XML somewhere. And let some other program parse it. This is
a thought experiment.

On Sun, Jun 17, 2012 at 1:06 PM, Jim Klucar <> wrote:
> David,
> Can you give a taste of the schema of the XML? With that we may be
> able to help break the XML file up into keys and help create an index
> for it. IMHO that's the power you would get from accumulo. If you just
> want it as one big lump, and don't need to search it or only retrieve
> portions of the file, then putting it in accumulo is just adding
> overhead to hdfs.
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Jun 17, 2012, at 9:54 AM, David Medinets <> wrote:
>> Some of the XML records that I work with are over 50M. I was hoping to
>> store them inside of Accumulo instead of the text-based HDFS XML super
>> file currently being used. However, since they are so large I can't
>> create a Value object without running out of memory. Storing values
>> this large may simply be using the wrong tool, please let me know.

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