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From Eric Charles <eric.char...@u-mangate.com>
Subject Re: Why HTableDescriptor DEFAULT_VERSIONS is 3?
Date Mon, 04 Apr 2011 07:01:48 GMT
Good to me as "de-facto" standard.

People should simply know that they will have 3 versions by default when 
inserting data in hbase.
Tks,
- Eric


On 4/04/2011 08:52, Ryan Rawson wrote:
> because it always has been?  I think the original BT paper probably
> had the number '3' in there somewhere...
>
> But yes, not too big, not too small.  There probably isnt a reasonable
> setting here, I'm guessing 1 isnt quite right either.
>
> Its one aspect of your data modelling, so people should probably be
> setting this value on larger tables.
>
> -ryan
>
> On Sun, Apr 3, 2011 at 11:49 PM, Eric Charles
> <eric.charles@u-mangate.com>  wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Is there a particular reason to have chosen 3 for
>> HTableDescriptor.DEFAULT_VERSIONS?
>> ("not too low, not too big"? - I didn't find discussions about this).
>>
>> Tks,
>> - Eric
>>

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