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From "Kepner, Jeremy - 0553 - MITLL" <kep...@ll.mit.edu>
Subject Re: Accumulo database type: columnar?
Date Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:27:58 GMT
Sounds pretty wrong.  I guess someone should fix this.

On Mar 24, 2015, at 3:23 PM, Hider, Sandy <Sandy.Hider@jhuapl.edu> wrote:

> According to Wikipedia:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apache_Accumulo Accumulo is a column-oriented
database.   Wikipedia defines column-oriented this way " A column-oriented database serializes
all of the values of a column together, then the values of the next column, and so on."
> 
> I understand it is possible to store some column related data together with locality
groups but wouldn't the default behavior be key/value store type database instead of column-oriented?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Sandy
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