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From jeremy p <athomewithagroove...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Does compression ever improve performance?
Date Fri, 13 Jun 2014 18:33:17 GMT
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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