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From Jean-Daniel Cryans <jdcry...@apache.org>
Subject Re: speed up reads in hBase
Date Thu, 01 Jul 2010 19:21:07 GMT
If you have the RAM, you can tweak hfile.block.cache.size as it will
cache more data. From conf/hbase-default.xml

          Percentage of maximum heap (-Xmx setting) to allocate to block cache
          used by HFile/StoreFile. Default of 0.2 means allocate 20%.
          Set to 0 to disable.


On Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 5:52 PM, Sharma, Avani <agsharma@ebay.com> wrote:
> Thanks. That was an obvious problem , now that I look at it. I can read about 10K records
in 6.3seconds.
> What are the other possible things I could try to make it even faster ? Any pointers
are appreciated.
> -Avani

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