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From Nick Dimiduk <ndimi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Best practice for writing to HFileOutputFormat(2) with multiple Column Families
Date Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:51:34 GMT
You're asking whether it's more time efficient to do a single "universal
sort" of all the data vs first doing a group by cf and sorting each group
individually? Thats like a question more appropriate for the spark user


On Wed, Jul 30, 2014 at 8:01 PM, Jianshi Huang <jianshi.huang@gmail.com>

> I need to generate from a 2TB dataset and exploded it to 4 Column Families.
> The result dataset is likely to be 20TB or more. I'm currently using Spark
> so I sorted the (rk, cf, cq) myself. It's huge and I'm considering how to
> optimize it.
> My question is:
> Should I sort and write each column family one by one, or should I put them
> all together then do sort and write?
> Does my question make sense?
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> Jianshi Huang
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> Github & Blog: http://huangjs.github.com/

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