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From Stack <st...@duboce.net>
Subject Re: Cell values larger than Column Family Block Size
Date Mon, 24 Feb 2014 23:16:32 GMT
On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 9:51 AM, Varun Sharma <varun@pinterest.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> What happens if my block size is 32K while the cells are 50K. Do Hfile
> blocks round up to 50K or are values split across blocks ? Also how does
> this play with the block cache ?
>

Yes.  We round up to the size of the actual value; we do not split cells
across hbase blocks.

Regards block cache, we cache at the block granularity, whatever their size
(in your cache, this 50k value will be pulled in and will float in the BC
using 50k).

St.Ack

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