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From Ferdy Galema <ferdy.gal...@kalooga.com>
Subject Re: Compressing values before inserting them
Date Tue, 05 Apr 2011 08:22:04 GMT
Thanks. This seems very useful. Just to add, in terms of 
compression/decompression speed, we're having very good performance with 
the lzf codec. It is Apache licensed and pure Java code with no external 
dependancies. See https://github.com/ning/compress/


On 04/05/2011 12:55 AM, Jean-Daniel Cryans wrote:
> Hi users,
> I just want to share a useful tip when storing very fat values into
> HBase, we were able to get some of our MR jobs an order of magnitude
> faster by simply using Java's Deflater and then passing the byte[] to
> Put (and the equivalent when retrieving the values with Inflator). We
> also use LZO compression on top of that.
> I created this jira in order to ingrate that into HBase's client layer
> as a configuration option for families:
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HBASE-3732
> Hope that can be useful to someone,
> J-D

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