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From Jonathan Ellis <jbel...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Implementing a input format that splits according to column size
Date Mon, 12 Sep 2011 22:49:49 GMT
On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 8:31 AM, Brandon Williams <driftx@gmail.com> wrote:
> It's feasible, but not entirely easy.  Essentially you need to page
> through the row since you can't know how large it is beforehand.  IIRC
> though, this breaks the current input format contract, since an entire
> row is expected to be returned.

This is one scenario that
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA-2474 addresses, btw.
(Once we update CFIF to accept a CQL query.)

-- 
Jonathan Ellis
Project Chair, Apache Cassandra
co-founder of DataStax, the source for professional Cassandra support
http://www.datastax.com

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