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From Sonal Goyal <sonalgoy...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Composing your own timestamp
Date Mon, 09 Jul 2012 15:54:03 GMT
Sorry I did not understand your question. Are you planning to use the
concatenated long as the rowkey to your secondary table?

Best Regards,
Crux: Reporting for HBase <https://github.com/sonalgoyal/crux>
Nube Technologies <http://www.nubetech.co>


On Mon, Jul 9, 2012 at 6:49 PM, Asaf Mesika <asaf.mesika@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> We've been tinkering around ideas of implementing secondary index.
> One of the ideas is based on concatenating three meaningful fields into a
> long: int, short (2 bytes), short. This long will be used as timestamp when
> issuing a put to the secondary index table.
> This means an puts, timestamp wise, will not occur chronologically. since
> this is not a real timestamp.
> Will this create any issues?
> Thanks!
> Asaf

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