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From Tatu Saloranta <>
Subject Re: how to store file in the cassandra?
Date Wed, 28 Apr 2010 15:53:12 GMT
On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 10:49 PM, Jeff Zhang <> wrote:
> Mark,
> Thanks for your suggestion, It's really not a good idea to store one
> file in multiple columns in one row. The heap space problem will still
> exist. And I take your advice to store it in multiple rows, it works,
> I can event store one file with 2G.

True. Unfortunately, splitting into multiple rows complicates things a
lot, since handling of separate chunks breaks atomicity of updates.
But for write-and-forget cases that works (start with assumed first
chunk, continue until non-existing chunk encountered).

-+ Tatu +-

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