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From Robert Coli <>
Subject Re: Calculating the size of rows in KBs
Date Sat, 12 Feb 2011 00:51:20 GMT
On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 12:24 PM, Aaron Morton <> wrote:
> In general the entire row only exists in memory when it is contained in the first Memtable
it's written to.

Or, somewhat importantly considering the serialization penalty paid to
load it there, when it is in the Row Cache.

As a simple example, reading a single column from a row will result in
the entire row being loaded into cache.


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