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From Michael Segel <michael_se...@hotmail.com>
Subject Re: Does compression ever improve performance?
Date Mon, 16 Jun 2014 21:31:16 GMT
That works since you don’t need a region to be splittable… 

On Jun 14, 2014, at 4:36 PM, Kevin O'dell <kevin.odell@cloudera.com> wrote:

> Hi Jeremy,
> 
>  I always recommend turning on snappy compression,  I have ~20%
> performance increases.
> On Jun 14, 2014 10:25 AM, "Ted Yu" <yuzhihong@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> You may have read Doug Meil's writeup where he tried out different
>> ColumnFamily
>> compressions :
>> 
>> https://blogs.apache.org/hbase/
>> 
>> Cheers
>> 
>> 
>> On Fri, Jun 13, 2014 at 11:33 AM, jeremy p <athomewithagroovebox@gmail.com
>>> 
>> wrote:
>> 
>>> Thank you -- I'll go ahead and try compression.
>>> 
>>> --Jeremy
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Fri, Jun 13, 2014 at 10:59 AM, Dima Spivak <dspivak@cloudera.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> I'd highly recommend it. In general, compressing your column families
>>> will
>>>> improve performance by reducing the resources required to get data from
>>>> disk (even when taking into account the CPU overhead of compressing and
>>>> decompressing).
>>>> 
>>>> -Dima
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On Fri, Jun 13, 2014 at 10:35 AM, jeremy p <
>>> athomewithagroovebox@gmail.com
>>>>> 
>>>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Hey all,
>>>>> 
>>>>> Right now, I'm not using compression on any of my tables, because our
>>>> data
>>>>> doesn't take up a huge amount of space.  However, I would turn on
>>>>> compression if there was a chance it would improve HBase's
>> performance.
>>>> By
>>>>> performance, I'm talking about the speed with which HBase responds to
>>>>> requests and retrieves data.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Should I turn compression on?
>>>>> 
>>>>> --Jeremy
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> 
>> 


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