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From Henrik Schröder <>
Subject Re: Range scan performance in 0.6.0 beta2
Date Mon, 29 Mar 2010 09:06:53 GMT
On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 14:47, Jonathan Ellis <> wrote:

> On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 7:40 AM, Henrik Schröder <>
> wrote:
> > For each indexvalue we insert a row where the key is indexid + ":" +
> > indexvalue encoded as hex string, and the row contains only one column,
> > where the name is the object key encoded as a bytearray, and the value is
> > empty.
> It's a unique index then?  And you're trying to read things ordered by
> the index, not just "give me keys with that have a column with this
> value?"

Yes, because if we have more than one column per row, there's no way of
(easily) limiting the result. As it is now we rarely want all object keys
associated with a range of indexvalues. However, this means we will have a
lot of rows if we do it in Cassandra.


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