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From Ted Yu <yuzhih...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Question about HFile indices
Date Mon, 14 Jul 2014 20:40:47 GMT
Varun:
Have you read the first section of
https://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/attachment/12487932/hfile_format_v2_design_draft_0.4.odt
?

Please see this as well :
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HBASE-3857?focusedCommentId=13031489&page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:comment-tabpanel#comment-13031489

Cheers


On Mon, Jul 14, 2014 at 11:14 AM, Varun Sharma <varun@pinterest.com> wrote:

> Hi folks,
>
> I am wondering why we have a tiered index in the HFile format. Is it
> because the root index must fit in memory - hence must be limited in size.
> Does the bound on the root index pretty much dictate the index tiers ?
>
> Thank
> Varun
>

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