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From Ted Yu <yuzhih...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: one column family but lots of tables
Date Thu, 22 Aug 2013 16:06:39 GMT
Roughly how many column families in total do you have ?

Having many tables would make certain transactions impossible whereas
putting related column families in the same table would allow.


On Thu, Aug 22, 2013 at 8:06 AM, Koert Kuipers <koert@tresata.com> wrote:

> i read in multiple places that i should try to limit the number of column
> families in hbase.
> do i understand it correctly that when i create lots of tables, but they
> all use the same column family (by name), that i am just using one column
> family and i am OK with respect to limiting number of column families ?
> thanks! koert

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