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From Stack <st...@duboce.net>
Subject Re: Secondary indexes in 0.89
Date Fri, 23 Jul 2010 21:26:42 GMT
Luke: Where you looking?  St.Ack

On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 10:44 AM, Luke Forehand
<luke.forehand@networkedinsights.com> wrote:
> Jamie Cockrill <jamie.cockrill@...> writes:
>> Luke,
>> Apologies no, I've been rather sidelined by another issue at the
>> moment. It's always the same, you get to playing with something
>> interesting and you get pulled off to fight fires somewhere else. Once
>> I get back on the case I'll have a look, however it someone did
>> previously mention another library built  by the guys building Lily
>> that seems to aim to achieve the same goal. Reposted again here:
>> http://lilycms.org/lily/roadmap/sketchbook/hbaseindexes.html
>> I've not had time to look at it in detail, but it might be a good
>> starting point to get something up and going quickly if that's what
>> you're after.
>> Ta,
>> Jamie
>> On 23 July 2010 16:58, Luke Forehand
>> <luke.forehand@...> wrote:
>> > Jamie Cockrill <jamie.cockrill@...> writes:
>> >
> Jamie,
> Thanks for the lead, I'm taking a look at the hbaseindex src now.  I'm now
> leaning toward writing and maintaining my own secondary index rather than use
> the contrib IndexedTable stuff.  With IndexedTable I don't have enough control
> over the index row key construction, and that is important depending on how I
> want to scan/filter the indexed table.  Also, writing the index table from an
> existing huge table with IndexedTableAdmin takes too long and would be better
> suited as a Map Reduce job.  These are just a few observations I've made after a
> somewhat cursory glance at the code.
> -Luke

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