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From Mike Drob <>
Subject Re: HBase rowkey design guidelines
Date Wed, 04 Dec 2013 05:19:13 GMT
Well, yes and no.

Smaller keys still mean less network traffic, potentially less IO, and
maybe faster operations if you're trying to do application logic. Using
data or default or just d probably doesn't matter in the long term
(although there are certainly cases where it might).
On Dec 3, 2013 11:57 PM, "David Medinets" <> wrote:

> - unless I am
> misunderstanding much of the advice given for HBase simply doesn't apply to
> Accumulo. For example "Try to keep the ColumnFamily names as small as
> possible, preferably one character (e.g. "d" for data/default)."

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