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From Ted Yu <yuzhih...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Multiple column families or multiple tables?
Date Tue, 19 Jul 2011 03:55:25 GMT
How about multiple tables with 2 column families per table ?

On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 8:37 PM, Sheng Chen <chensheng2010@gmail.com> wrote:

> Sorry, I'm not sure whether I've made myself clear.
>
> My question is, if HBase currently does not do well with anything about two
> or three column families, as said in the HBase book, when I really need
> many
> column families, is it better to divide them into separate tables, each of
> which has only one column family?
>
> Thanks for any advice.
>
>
>
> 2011/7/18 Sheng Chen <chensheng2010@gmail.com>
>
> > I have a few (about 10) groups of columns with similar keys. Each group
> has
> > a different access pattern. For most keys, there is only one group that
> has
> > a value.
> > Since 'HBase currently does not do well with anything about two or three
> > column families', does it mean that it is a better idea to use different
> > tables instead of  different column families?
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > Sheng
> >
>

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