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From Marcos Luis Ortiz Valmaseda <marcosluis2...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: should i use compression?
Date Wed, 03 Apr 2013 14:04:36 GMT
+1 for Ted´s advice.
Using compression can save a lot of space in memory and disc, so it´s a
good recommendation.



2013/4/3 Ted Yu <yuzhihong@gmail.com>

> You should use data block encoding (in 0.94.x releases only). It is helpful
> for reads.
>
> You can also enable compression.
>
> Cheers
>
>
> On Wed, Apr 3, 2013 at 6:42 AM, Prakash Kadel <prakash.kadel@gmail.com
> >wrote:
>
> > Hello,
> >     I have a question.
> >     I have a table where i store data in the column qualifiers(the values
> > itself are null).
> >     I just have 1 column family.
> >    The number of columns per row is variable (1~ few thousands)
> >
> > Currently i don't use compression or the data_block_encoding.
> >
> > Should i?
> > I want to have faster reads.
> >
> > Please suggest.
> >
> >
> > Sincerely,
> > Prakash Kadel
>



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