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From Jonathan Ellis <jbel...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: difference between memtable and binary memtable?
Date Tue, 03 Nov 2009 22:26:56 GMT
binarymemtable is for when you serialize entire rows ahead of time and
send it to cassandra for storage.  it's mostly only useful for bulk
import of data.

-Jonathan

On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 4:24 PM, Edmond Lau <edmond@ooyala.com> wrote:
> What's the difference between the memtable and the binary memtable in
> cassandra?  I've seen binary memtable used in discussions relating to
> MapReduce.  When is each one used?
>
> Edmond
>

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