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From Aaron Morton <>
Subject Re: millions of columns in a row vs millions of rows with one column
Date Mon, 21 Feb 2011 19:49:41 GMT
My preference is to go with more rows as it distributes load better. But the best design is
the one that supports your read patterns.

See for background.


On 22/02/2011, at 3:56 AM, H├ęctor Izquierdo Seliva <> wrote:

> Hi Everyone.
> I'm testing performance differences of millions of columns in a row vs
> millions of rows. So far it seems wide rows perform better in terms of
> reads, but there can be potentially hundreds of millions of columns in a
> row. Is this going to be a problem? Should I go with individual rows? I
> run 6 nodes with 7.2 and a RF=3.
> Thanks for your help!

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