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From Ted Dunning <tdunn...@maprtech.com>
Subject Re: OT - Hash Code Creation
Date Thu, 17 Mar 2011 17:23:01 GMT
There can be some odd effects with this because the keys are not uniformly
distributed.  Beware if you are using pre-split tables because the region
traffic can be pretty unbalanced if you do a naive split.

On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 9:20 AM, Chris Tarnas <cft@email.com> wrote:

> I've been using base-64 encoding when I use my hashes as rowkeys - makes
> them printable while still being fairly dense, IIRC a 64bit key should be
> only 11 characters.

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