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From shimi <>
Subject Re: Combining all CFs into one big one
Date Sun, 01 May 2011 12:24:21 GMT
Big sstables, long compactions, in major compaction you will need to have
free disk space in the size of all the sstables (which you should have


On Sun, May 1, 2011 at 2:03 PM, David Boxenhorn <> wrote:

> I'm having problems administering my cluster because I have too many CFs
> (~40).
> I'm thinking of combining them all into one big CF. I would prefix the
> current CF name to the keys, repeat the CF name in a column, and index the
> column (so I can loop over all rows, which I have to do sometimes, for some
> CFs).
> Can anyone think of any disadvantages to this approach?

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