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From David Boxenhorn <da...@taotown.com>
Subject Re: Combining all CFs into one big one
Date Sun, 01 May 2011 12:28:46 GMT
Shouldn't these kinds of problems be solved by Cassandra? Isn't there a
maximum SSTable size?

On Sun, May 1, 2011 at 3:24 PM, shimi <shimi.k@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
> anyway).
>
> Shimi
>
>
> On Sun, May 1, 2011 at 2:03 PM, David Boxenhorn <david@taotown.com> 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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