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From Doug Meil <doug.m...@explorysmedical.com>
Subject Re: regions and tables
Date Thu, 01 Dec 2011 13:31:28 GMT
To expand on what Lars said, there is an example of how this is layed out
on disk...


... regions distribute the table, so two different tables will be
distributed by separate sets of regions.

On 12/1/11 3:14 AM, "Lars George" <lars.george@gmail.com> wrote:

>Hi Sam,
>You need to handle them all separately. The note - I assume - was solely
>explaining the fact that the "load" of a region server is defined by the
>number of regions it hosts, not the number of tables. If you want to
>precreate the regions for one or more than one table is the same work:
>create the tables (one by one) with the list of split points.
>On Dec 1, 2011, at 7:50 AM, Sam Seigal wrote:
>> HI,
>> I had a question about the relationship  between regions and tables.
>> Is there a way to pre-create regions for multiple tables ? or each
>> table has its own set of regions managed independently ?
>> I read on one of the threads that there is really no limit on the
>> number of tables, but that we need to be careful about is the number
>> of regions. Does this mean that the regions can be pre created for
>> multiple tables ?
>> Thank you,
>> Sam

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