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From Ryan Rawson <ryano...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: creating multiple columns inside a column
Date Thu, 10 Mar 2011 06:08:43 GMT
Better not to use 100 column families...perf might be strange and not
optimal. Also you can encode complex data structures inside a column, using
for example json, thrift, etc. sup yes basically. But hbase won't help you
much there.
On Mar 9, 2011 10:06 PM, "James Ram" <hbaserj@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am new to HBase. Is it possible to create columns inside a column?
> I am trying to design an hbase table with several column families (~100).
> each column family there will be several columns. Additionally, i*nside
> column* I want to create a few columns. Is this possible? If so, is there
> any sample code anyone can share?
> Also, I want to know which is a better design: a single large fat table or
> number of small tables.
> --
> With Regards,
> Jr.

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