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From Jonathan Ellis <jbel...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: boonfilters
Date Thu, 08 Apr 2010 15:09:53 GMT
2010/4/7 Peter Schüller <scode@spotify.com>:
> Bloom filters are by their very nature lossy in the sense that you
> cannot determine later what you put into it. Re-sizing a bloom filter
> implies re-creating it from scratch. I'm not sure what cassandra does
> however.

Since our data files are immutable we don't have to worry about that;
we just create a new filter of the appropriate size when we perform
compaction.

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