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From stack <st...@duboce.net>
Subject Re: length of row key and column name
Date Tue, 20 May 2008 17:21:58 GMT
I can't cite a use-case Rong-en but I'd bet someone will need it, sometime.
St.Ack

Rong-en Fan wrote:
> On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 10:35 PM, Jim Kellerman <jim@powerset.com> wrote:
>   
>> No, there is no way to specify the maximum length of a row key or a column name.
>>     
>
> ok. Speaking of length limit, what's the rationale behind the limit on cell?
> Any performance reason or just a limit for convenience?
>
> Thanks,
> Rong-En fan
>
>   
>> ---
>> Jim Kellerman, Senior Engineer; Powerset
>>
>>
>>     
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Rong-en Fan [mailto:grafan@gmail.com]
>>> Sent: Tuesday, May 20, 2008 2:50 AM
>>> To: hbase-user@hadoop.apache.org
>>> Subject: length of row key and column name
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I know that we can have length limit for the cell when
>>> creating a table. But I'm not sure if there are any lengh
>>> limit of the  row key and the column name?
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Rong-En Fan
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