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From Stack <st...@duboce.net>
Subject Re: Max Table Count
Date Wed, 18 May 2011 14:46:48 GMT
Its not the number of tables that is of import, its the number of
regions.  You can have your regions in as many tables as you like.  I
do not believe there a cost to having more tables.


On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 5:54 AM, Wayne <wav100@gmail.com> wrote:
> How many tables can a cluster realistically handle or how many tables/node
> can be supported? I am looking for a realistic idea of whether a 10 node
> cluster can support 100 or even 500 tables. I realize it is recommended to
> have a few tables at most (and to use the row key to add everything to one
> table), but that is not an option for us at this point. What are the
> settings that need to be tweaked and where are the issues going to occur in
> terms of resource limitations, memory constraints, and OOM problems? Do most
> resource limitations fall back to total active region count regardless of
> the table count? Where do things get scary in terms of a large numbers of
> tables?
> Thanks in advance for any advice that can be provided.

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