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From Edward Capriolo <>
Subject Re: trying to use row_cache (b/c we have hot rows) but nodetool info says zero requests
Date Thu, 17 Jan 2013 00:21:47 GMT
You have to change the column family cache info from keys_only to otherwise
the cache will not br on for this cf.

On Wednesday, January 16, 2013, Brian Tarbox <>
> We have quite wide rows and do a lot of concentrated processing on each I thought I'd try the row cache on one node in my cluster to see
if I could detect an effect of using it.
> The problem is that nodetool info says that even with a two gig row_cache
we're getting zero requests.  Since my client program is actively
processing, and since keycache shows lots of activity I'm puzzled.
> Shouldn't any read of a column cause the entire row to be loaded?
> My entire data file is only 32 gig right now so its hard to imagine the 2
gig is too small to hold even a single row?
> Any suggestions how to proceed are appreciated.
> Thanks.
> Brian Tarbox

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