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From "Hiller, Dean" <>
Subject Re: Primary/secondary index question / best practices?
Date Tue, 11 Dec 2012 21:59:47 GMT
That was supposed to read "Hard to help out" oops.

On 12/11/12 2:56 PM, "Hiller, Dean" <> wrote:

>Have to help out on a design without specifics but here is some advice
>based on the limited information
>Primary key : yes, must be cluster unique.  TimeUUID or UUIDŠ.PlayOrm has
>very unique TimeUUID like keys as in this one 7AL2S8Y.b1 (b1 is the
>hostname and the prefix is a "unique" timestamp but generated to a
>shorter string(ah, nice readable primary keys).
>There are some patterns you can look into here that may help
>If you can partition your data virtually, it may help a lot so you can
>query into the partitions.
>Reply-To: "<>"
>Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 2:49 PM
>To: "<>"
>Subject: Primary/secondary index question / best practices?
>m my reading, it seems like I need a UUID column that will be my primary
>index, and then I should set up secondary indexes on the 8-10 primary
>search columns.  Am I understanding this correctly?  Any advice you can
>offer on this would be tremendously helpful.  I¹m quite limited in how
>specific I can be about the data, of course.

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